Some of the cast and crew of Downton Abbey came out to Los Angeles to speak on a panel discussion about the show's final season. Julian Fellowes' (co-creator, writer) shared his thoughts on how feminism and sexuality influenced the show and its characters.
You're tacky and I hate you.
Do I dream again? According to Entertainment Weekly, Andrew LLoyd Webber—whose "Memory" made a brief appearance in the 2003 School of Rock movie—is writing the music for a stage adaptation debuting on Broadway in December of 2015. To quote our dear Rebecca Pahle, truly, we are past the point of no return.
Today in Depressing
The season finale of Downton Abbey
aired on Christmas Day in Britain, but it made its way to TVs in the U.S. just last night. The ending was, er, rather shocking. And author R.L. Stine
didn't like it, no sir. Two more (spoilery) Tweets are after the jump.
Also, beware probable spoilers in the comments. Don't read on if you haven't seen or don't already know what happened in the finale, basically.
Good News Everyone!
executive producer Gareth Neame
has confirmed that the Dowager Countess Violet Crawley will be back in season four of Downton Abbey
to lord over all those peons who pretend they could be as good as her. Pish.