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Dan Stevens Plays Schizophrenic in New “X-Men” Show Called “Legion”

Dan Stevens is set to play the role of a diagnosed schizophrenic in a new X-Men show called Legion. The Downton Abbey star has signed on to the show based on a Marvel comic book. New Marvel TV series 'Legion' casts Dan Stevens and Aubrey Plaza https://t.co/n9VVIKzfG2 pic.twitter.com/gEhOtv0UsS — NME (@NME) February 5, 2016 Described as a “haunted man,” Dan …

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Lily James of Downton Abbey Dishes on Fighting Scenes For ‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies’

Forget the fact that Pride & Prejudice & Zombies is the best movie title ever. Lily James of Downton Abbey says the fighting scenes in the upcoming zombie flick are worth the price of a ticket to the theater, adding that she had a blast training and starring in the scenes. Lily James looked gorgeous as always at the #TCA16 …

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Downton Abbey Ends After 6 Seasons, Christmas Day Finale Tops UK Ratings

British drama series Downton Abbey has ended after six seasons, with its finale airing in the UK on Christmas Day. The TV series topped the UK ratings on Christmas Day, which is the first time the show achieved the feat. In the swan song episode, Lady Edith and Bertie Pelham have a happy ending, Lady Mary found out she was …

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“Downton Abbey”: Costume Exhibit In The Making?

Downton Abbey has wrapped on the last episode and many fans are sad to see it go. Even the stars of Downton Abbey struggled to say goodbye. One of Downton Abbey‘s main stars, Michelle Dockery, admitted that she will miss the close friends she made during six seasons of filming. She said of Downton Abbey‘s Laura Carmichael, who plays her …

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“Downton Abbey” Stars Got Weepy After Final Show Was Wrapped

Downton Abbey has ended for cast and crew of the immensely famous period drama. For those who star, write, direct, ect. for Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle has been their second home. For a couple of stars, it was harder to leave Downton Abbey than they thought it would be. Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary Crawley, admitted that she will …

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Downton Abbey: Show’s Bosses Say Series’ End Wasn’t Strictly Due To Maggie Smith’s Departure

Downton Abbey has ended, and now some fans want to know if it was just because the show couldn’t go on without Maggie Smith as Lady Violet Crawley. The answer to Downton Abbey fans, it seems, is no. Sort of. Those in charge of Downton Abbey say it was just better to end on a high note than to drag …

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‘Downton Abbey’ Did Not End Because Maggie Smith Quit, According to Producers

Downton Abbey producers are denying reports the much-beloved British show ended because actress Maggie Smith, 80, would not return for a seventh series. The Sun reports that executive producer Gareth Neame said the show would not have been the same without Maggie Smith’s character Lady Violet Crawley, so a decision was made to end the show on a high note. …

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John Dineen: Fiance of “Downton Abbey’s” Michelle Dockery Laid to Rest

John Dineen, the fiance of Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery was laid to rest on Wednesday in a funeral service in Cork, Ireland. The 34-year-old died of a rare form of cancer on December 13. Michelle Dockery and late fiancé John Dineen: Remembering their love story https://t.co/0B4BlOfPP3 pic.twitter.com/z6zDFHRRFi — People magazine (@people) December 16, 2015 Dockery flew to Ireland from …

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Michelle Dockery: “Downton Abbey” Star Delivers Emotional Tribute at Fiance’s Funeral

Michelle Dockery of Downton Abbey fame is mourning the passing of her fiance, John Dineen. Dineen passed away on Sunday at the age of 34. He was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer earlier in 2015. His death came just two days before Dockery’s 34th birthday and four days ahead of what would have been his 35th. "Downton Abbey" …

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‘Downton Abbey:’ Sixth Season to Be the Last

Downton Abbey will end its run following its upcoming sixth season. Producer Carnival Films made the announcement on Thursday. The production company’s managing director, Gareth Neame, had the following to say. “Millions of people around the world have followed the journey of the Crawley family and those who serve them for the last five years. Inevitably there comes a time …

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Lily James: From ‘Downton Abbey’ to ‘Cinderella,’ and Back Again?

Lily James–known for her role as Lady Rose on Downton Abbey–now stars on the big screen in Cinderella. Will she return to Downton Abbey when the show resumes production later in 2015, long after her prince has slipped that glass slipper on her delicate foot? “I’m really hoping to come back,” Lily James said during a press event for Cinderella …

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Maggie Smith To Leave “Downton Abbey”

Maggie Smith, who plays Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham, on Downton Abbey is ready to call it a day. The 80-year-old actress says that the time has come for ol’ Violet to take a bow. In her own words, Maggie Smith says the role just doesn’t make sense anymore. Either way, the series is likely to end next year with …

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Maggie Smith of ‘Downton Abbey’ Honored by Queen Elizabeth

Maggie Smith, known for her role on the PBS hit series Downton Abbey, was honored on Friday by Queen Elizabeth. The queen made Smith, who plays the Dowager Countess of Grantham, a member of the Order of the Companions of Honor in recognition of her 60 years in theater, cinema and TV. A ceremony honoring the 79-year-old Oscar-winning actress was …

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Maggie Smith Receives Extremely Rare Honor from Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle

Maggie Smith received a rare, distinguished honor from Queen Elizabeth II Friday during a ceremony at Windsor Castle. The actress, who portrays Dowager Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey, received the honor for her contribution to theater, cinema and television for the past 60 years. Companions of Honor is awarded to very few people and is limited to 65 living …

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Elizabeth McGovern Sheds Downton Abbey Persona To Tour As Folk-Rock Musician

In December, US fans of hit BBC series Downton Abbey will have the chance to see another side of Elizabeth McGovern, who plays the character of Cora Crawley. McGovern is actually the vocalist of her band, Sadie and the Hotheads, which is embarking on a 10-day US tour on December 4. Although the timing of her tour seems perfect for …

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Elizabeth McGovern: “Downton Abbey” Star Talks Rock Tour

Elizabeth McGovern has been active in the music and acting world for years now, but her turn as the aristocratic heiress Cora Crawley on runaway hit Downton Abbey has brought her talent to the spotlight for several generations of fans. Now, many of those fans are surprised to learn that she heads up a folk rock band which is about …

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Downton Abbey Season 4 Hits Amazon Prime

If you’ve been waiting to take the trip back to Downton Abbey, today’s the day to start your journey (if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber). Season four of the hit PBS drama has just landed on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Prime Instant Video is the only subscription streaming service that will have season four, as well as the previous three …

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Downton Abbey Experience Goes On Sale for Charity

Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael is offering up various Downton Abbey-themed experiences as part of her fundraising efforts for Haiti: Make Births Safe. Carmichael, who stars as Lady Edith on the hit series, is working with the organization to offer a range of prizes, the ultimate one being a day on set at Highclere Castle with Carmichael and other Downton …

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Downton Abbey Cast Told to Stay Off Twitter

Keeping celebrities from Twitter is like trying to hold down the tide. Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes has felt compelled to tell his cast to stay away from social media — Twitter in particular — during filming of new episodes to prevent any spoilers from reaching the public. Fellowes said Downton cast member Richard E. Grant has been tweeting TMI …

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Theo James is Great Kisser According to Divergent Co-Star Shailene Woodley

Theo James is a great kisser, according to Shailene Woodley who stars alongside him in the much-anticipated movie adaptation of Veronica Roth’s best-selling young adult novel Divergent. “He’s an incredibly masculine man with a beautiful soulful heart – and he was a great kisser,” Woodley said in a recent interview. In the movie, which hits theaters this weekend, James plays …

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‘Downton Abbey’: A Recap of This Week’s Episode

Those who watched Downton Abbey this week were treated to a lot of content, but left with many questions. For instance, what did Mr. Bates do on his mysterious trip to York? And is Edith really going to secretly put her baby up for adoption in Switzerland? And maybe not as important but still questionable, why was Lady Mary so …

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Jenny Jones Prepared For Slopestyle Finals With ‘Downton Abbey’

Jenny Jones revealed in a press conference after her event, her secret to winning the bronze medal. When asked how she made her preparations for Olympic competition, she answered that she spent the night watching ‘Downton Abbey’. She went on to say, “…No mantras for me.” This was in reference to gold medalist Jamie Anderson’s reply to the same question …

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Michelle Dockery: Downton Abbey Star Set for Golden Globes

Michelle Dockery of Downton Abbey fame was pretty in plaid at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood this week, but it’s another dress that has her full attention. The actress already has her dress–ready and waiting–for her evening at the Golden Globes. “I decided yesterday,” she said during an interview with E!. “I had a few to choose form. There …

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Downton Abbey: Let’s Have a Bit of a Chin Wag*

Downton Abbey‘s fourth season has just premiered to the delight of faithful watchers and new fans alike. With Downton Abbey, it seems as if one either adores the show, or abhors it. If you’re of another group– the one wondering “what is Downtown Downton Abbey?”– get up to speed quickly with a few bits ‘n bobs* about the show. What’s …

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Downton Abbey Christmas Special: The Crawleys visit Buckingham Palace

The much-anticipated Christmas episode of the hit series Downton Abbey saw the Crawley family in London for Lady Rose’s debut at court. Although Season 4 won’t premier in the US – on PBS – until January 5, it’s been airing on the UK’s ITV television network since September. The Christmas special was the ninth episode of Season 4. Episode 8 …

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Downton Abbey: Christmas Special Trailer Has Arrived [Video]

Downton Abbey has become quite a hit for many people around the world, and the British hit continues to delight its fans. While the show originally airs in the U.K., it has become very popular in the United States as well. Unfortunately for Americans however, the U.K. has already been able to see what happens in the fourth season, while …

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Downton Abbey Renewed for a Fifth Season

Love the British hit drama “Downton Abbey?” If you do, not only will American audiences get to see season four this January, but the show has already been renewed for a fifth season. The international PBS Masterpiece sensation from creator Julian Fellowes, will begin airing in America on January 5, 2014. The fourth season has just finished its run in …

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“Downton Abbey” Renewed For Fifth Season

Good news for all you “Downton Abbey” fans! It looks as though the popular drama series has been signed on for a fifth season. According to the executive producer, Gareth Neame, “Audiences have enjoyed their regular Sunday evening visits back to Downton once again this autumn and we are thrilled to produce a new series of the show next year. …

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New Downton Abbey Season 4 Photos Released

ITV has released eight new photos from the forthcoming and much-anticipated fourth series of Downton Abbey. It will debut in the U.K. next month, and then here in the U.S. in January. That leaves you plenty of time to get caught up on past seasons. Just don’t expect to do so on Netflix, as Amazon has grabbed the exclusive streaming …

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Amazon Adds PBS Shows to Prime Instant Video: NOVA, Masterpiece, and a Handful of Kids Shows

Amazon and PBS have just announced an expanded licensing agreement that will see a bunch of past episodes of popular PBS shows hit the Prime Instant Video catalog. On the adult side of things, the deal brings over NOVA, Masterpiece, and some Ken Burns documentaries. For the kids, Amazon will now stream Caillou, Arthur, Daniels Tiger’s Neighborhood, Dinosaur Train and …

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