New book reveals behind the scenes secrets of the ‘Downton Abbey’ movie

An official tie-in book will coincide with the release of the Downton Abbey movie.

Reuniting almost all the surviving characters from ITV’s hit period drama series, the film will be released in the UK on Friday 13th September and in the USA on Friday 20th September.

Downton Abbey: The Official Film Companion will be published on Tuesday 17th September.

The book is available to pre-order now on Amazon.

It’s described as “a stunning memento, bringing the world and the characters of our favorite fictional country house to life.”

The book’s official summary reads: “Featuring spectacular photographs from the production, interviews with the cast and crew, and a look into the historical and geographical backdrop of the film, this official guide to the Downton Abbey film is made to be treasured and loved by fans across the globe.

“The film revolves around the King and Queen making an official visit to Downton in 1927, and not only sees the return of all the main cast from the final television series, but also introduces some great British actors to the world of Downton, as we meet the royal family and their retinue.

“The accompanying book is lavishly illustrated with stunning shots from both behind and in front of the camera, which capture some wonderful off-guard moments during filming, as well as the original costume illustrations.”

Tom Branson actor Allen Leech has claimed that fans are “going to have tears” when they watch the movie.

Downton Abbey: The Official Film Companion is available on Amazon.