The Crawleys are heading to France! “Downton Abbey: A New Era” has the cast on the move. Here’s a guy with some European flair, Alex Miranda, to tell us all about it.

“Downton Abbey: A New Era” is the second movie spinoff, and if these British aristocrats didn’t have it good enough, a villa in the south of France fell into their laps … and so did a fun flick for fancy fans!

There’s some piping hot tea…

Maggie Smith (as Violet Grantham): “Do sit down.”

At Downton Abbey.

Maggie Smith (as Violet Grantham): “Before you were born, I met a man.”

“Downton Abbey: A New Era” is the second movie spinoff.

Jim Carter (as Mr. Carson): “Oh, my goodness.”

Harry Hadden-Paton (as Bertie Hexham): “Who is she?”

Jim Carter (as Mr. Carson): “The Lady Grantham I first went to work for.”

And Violet Grantham doesn’t just get a Facebook message from her mystery ex.

Maggie Smith (as Violet Grantham): “I’ve come into possession of a villa in the south of France.”

Enjoying keys to the villa, former chauffeur for the Crawleys, Tom Branson, played by Allen Leech.

Allen Leech: “Morals are so important to him, and the idea of an equal social order.”

A predicament for the passionate socialist.

Allen Leech: “He has a lot of stuff to deal with in relation to that.”

No dilemma for the cast, though.

Laura Carmichael: “It was so good. It was like the best holiday you could dream of.”

Allen Leech: “The best work holiday.”

Laura Carmichael: “Yeah, exactly, we were working.”

Allen Leech: “With the ocean right there, a glass of rosé, it’s hard to say no.”

Laura Carmichael: “Fantastic.”

Laura Carmichael plays journalist Lady Edith, who’s just given birth to baby Peter.

Laura Carmichael: “But she’s keen to get back to work, and Bertie is really encouraging of that, so I feel so pleased that Edith has found her perfect match.”

Laura also found love at Downton, with her co-star Michael C. Fox. The couple welcomed a son last year.

Laura Carmichael: “I’m thrilled. I’m loving it, but yeah, sometimes tired, but he’s with joy.”

Hugh Dancy is new to Downton.

Alex Miranda: “If you could summarize your experience at Downton in one word, what would that be?”

Hugh Dancy: “It was exhilarating. It was exhilarating.”

Kevin Doyle: “That’s a good word.”

Hugh plays the director of a silent film being shot at the castle.

Hugh Dancy: “I think anybody who’s ever been on a film set kind of wants to shout ‘action’ and ‘cut’ just once, you know?”

He catches the eye of married Lady Mary.

Michelle Dockery: “She hints — doesn’t she? — to Edith that there’s a little trouble at home.”

Played by Michelle Dockery.

Michelle Dockery: “They definitely have this connection and chemistry, which I think is a lovely part of the story.”

Kevin Doyle’s Mr. Molesley really comes alive.

Kevin Doyle: “He’s become more confident.”

But when I asked if Kevin’s discovered something new about himself recently, he gave me the most British answer ever.

Kevin Doyle: “Well, if I did, I certainly wouldn’t tell you.”

“Downton Abbey: A New Era” is playing in theaters now.

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