“Downton Abbey: A New Era holds some surprises but also promises the qualities audiences know and love about the Downton franchise — the iconic characters, the upstairs and downstairs drama, and the queer inclusivity.

The new film finds some of the Crawley family and their servants journeying to the south of France to inspect a villa that Dowager Countess Violet Crawley (Maggie Smith) has mysteriously inherited, while others stay behind at the abbey to deal with a film crew shooting there. Among those involved in the production is Guy Dexter, a closeted gay movie star played by Dominic West…”

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