Downton Abbey: A New Era—A New Date, A New Trailer, And New Characters

The Crawleys' new adventures lights up Twitter with excitement and questions

With a second trailer out and a new theater date, Simon CurtisDownton Abbey: A New Era is gathering a new wave of fans, excitement, and questions. With the new trailer spotlighting new plot points, people have even more questions. What is the film they are making at Downton Abbey? Are Dominic West and Laura Haddock silent film stars? Does the film director Jack Barber (Hugh Dancy) have eyes for one of the Crawleys? Who exactly is the mysterious man who gave the Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith) a villa on the French Riviera? While Tom (Allen Leech) and Lucy (Tuppence Middleton) seem to have found love, are others falling out of it? And is Thomas Barrow (Rob James-Collier) finally going to find the romance he has so long yearned for?

When the film arrives in theaters on May 20 with all your favorite characters back in place, everyone’s questions will be answered. For now, the excitement just keeps building on Twitter.

The new official trailer for Downton Abbey: A New Era