'Downton Abbey' Movie Trailer: The Crawleys Prepare for a Royal Visit (VIDEO)
Focus Features released a 2 1/2-minute trailer Tuesday for its upcoming Downton Abbey movie.
Set in 1927 in the English countryside, the preview showed members of the wealthy Crawley family and their loyal servants bustling about their titular estate and preparing for a royal visit from Britain's King George V.
The series-to-film adaptation will be released next year.
The followup to the iconic TV show, which was announced last summer, is set for theatrical release on Sept. 20.
Returning from the series for the film are Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Allen Leech, Penelope Wilton, Laura Carmichael, Brendan Coyle, Lesley Nicol, Tom Cullen, Kevin Doyle, Phyllis Logan, Sophie McShera and Joanne Froggatt.
The Emmy-winning costume drama took place between 1912 and 1926. It ended its six-season run in 2016.
By Karen Butler
Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.