'Downton Abbey' Creator Julian Fellowes Is Working on a New TV Series That Takes Place in 19th Century London
An adaptation of Belgravia is said to be in the works.
If you recite lines from Downton Abbey on the regular and know which character is your quiz-version equivalent from the show, this news may intrigue you: Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey is said to be working on a new series inspired by his book, Belgravia.
The announcement comes via Deadline, which says that British channel ITV has "commissioned a series based on his novel Belgravia, a tale of secrets and scandals set in 1840s London." According to Deadline, the book will be adapted by Fellowes himself and the series will be directed by John Alexander, who has also directed the BBC thriller Trust Me.
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Though Downton Abbey takes place several decades later in the early part of the 20th century, we can't wait to jump back to the 1800s to enter this world of mayhem and drama. Here's to having a copy of Belgravia in hand as we eagerly count down the days until the Downton Abbey movie debut next September and gear up for this exciting new series.