Good news and bad news, Downton Abbey fans. The good news is that Season 4 of the hit period drama has an officially premiere date! The bad news? You still have to wait seven more months for it.Downton's fourth season, which will feature Lady Mary dealing with the passing of her beloved Matthew, will debut Sunday, January 5, 2014 on PBS. The eight-week run will conclude on February 23. The upcoming season will feature plenty of new cast members, including Tom Cullen as Mary's potential new...Read Full Story
Rapper Diddy will not appear on ‘Downton Abbey’, says PBS. —File Photo
LOS ANGELES: Music mogul and rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs will not be appearing in British period TV drama “Downton Abbey,” U.S. broadcaster PBS said on Wednesday, despite tweets saying he would be joining the hit show’s upcoming season.
Diddy set social media abuzz on Wednesday after posts on his verified Twitter account said, “MY BIG NEWS: So happy to announce that I’m a series regular on DOWNTOWN ABBEY-my favorite show+i...Read Full Story
Downton Abbey is finally integrating, ya'll.The hit period drama will welcome its first recurring black character in the upcoming fourth season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. British actor Gary Carr has nabbed the role of a "charming and charismatic young jazz singer" who (presumably) shakes up the sometimes stodgy Downton. Carr joins fellow new cast members Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Tom Cullen, Julian Ovenden, Nigel Harman, Joanna David, and Dame Harriet Walter, who will all play...Read Full Story
Michelle Dockery (PBS) and Tom Cullen (Getty)Lady Mary has found her new man.Downton Abbey has cast Welsh actor Tom Cullen as Lord Gillingham, an old family friend of the Crawleys who will eventually romance Michelle Dockery's grieving widow.In addition to Cullen, Downton has also cast Dame Harriet Walters as an old friend of the Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith) and Nigle Harman as a visiting valet named Green. Abbey producers also confirmed on Saturday that Shirley MacLaine will reprise her...Read Full Story
Just when you thought Diddy did just about everything imaginable (except maybe sky dive or eat bizarre foods) he hits you with a message about his latest business or career move. The music mogul / entrepreneur took to his Twitter page on Wednesday afternoon to randomly announce that he has just been added to the [...]Read Full Story