The Side Effects of Pandemic Include ‘Downton Abbey’ Reboot For Season 7
As the world battles a pandemic and people are losing jobs left, right, and centre, Julian Fellowes is devising his own plan to regain fame. Does the plan include a certain reboot for ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 7? Read on to know more!
- ‘Downton Abbey’ ruled television and so did Julian Fellowes
- ‘Downton Abbey’ reboot to put Julian Fellowes on the map again
- ‘Downton Abbey’ is back with season 7
As the pandemic stretches longer and longer and the lockdown shows no sign of ending, the television and entertainment industry is suffering the worst of it. TV and film productions have stalled all over the world and content creators are sitting in their rooms, on zoom calls, looking for a way to make it work.
One such person is Julian Fellowes, known for his show ‘Downton Abbey’. The period-drama ended on a high of six successful seasons and was followed by a full-length feature movie.
Amidst all that success and a glooming pandemic, is Julian Fellowes looking for a way to regain the success he once enjoyed with ‘Downton Abbey’?
‘Downton Abbey’ ruled television and so did Julian Fellowes
The love people hold for blue-blooded aristocrats, who once ruled the world, really shows when a period-drama like ‘Downton Abbey’ tastes unmatched success.
And, to give credit where it is due, Julian Fellowes, creator and writer of the series, has given the audience a refined look into the lives of the British noble-class, whose life once revolved around ball gowns, dinner parties, and maintaining the Crawley estate.
‘Downton Abbey’ ruled the pop-culture landscape not only at the time when it was running on television but long after the show had ended. And, while television shows are known to revolve around an array of characters, Julian Fellowes has always ensured that ‘Downton Abbey’ did not fixate on just one person.
So, Julian Fellowes is looking for a way to regain the fame ‘Downton Abbey’ once brought him, like a smart business move, one that will benefit people on both sides of the screen.
‘Downton Abbey’ reboot to put Julian Fellowes on the map again
When it comes to genres, Julian Fellowes can write a period-drama series with his eyes shut. Or so the evidence suggests.
Fresh off the boat is the limited period-drama series ‘Belgravia’, also written and created by Fellowes. The series, dated earlier than the late 1920s of the ‘Downton Abbey’ universe, also revolved around the “noble” British-class.
So, writing a season 7 for ‘Downton Abbey’ should be, for Fellowes, the next step, one would practically assume. And, with a dedicated audience sitting ‘round the corner for a new season to drop, Fellowes has nothing to lose and everything to gain.
So, what will season 7 be about?
‘Downton Abbey’ is back with season 7
Fellowes has created a world of lord and ladies, kings and their subjects, maids, servants, and, of course, the butler. What ensues in the world of ‘Downton Abbey’, between all the people present, is a class struggle, hidden under the golden hue of grandeur.
So, between the Crawley’s and their servants, there are numerous characters for Fellowes to explore. Season 7 of ‘Downton Abbey’ will reprise much of the older cast, Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess, Hugh Bonneville as Lord Grantham, Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith and Joanne Froggatt as Anna Bates.
And, even though ‘Downton Abbey’ has enough characters to stem the plotline for season 7, only time will tell what Julian Fellowes has been planning away quietly in the pandemic.
What do you think season 7 of ‘Downton Abbey’ will be about? Are you excited for the reboot? Let us know in the comment section below!