‘Downton Abbey’ season 3: Something new via Julian Fellowes

Downton Abbey CastJust in case you cannot get enough of “Downton Abbey” season 3 (which really just makes you like us), Julian Fellowes is getting an opportunity to speak out this week on “Rock Center with Brian Williams” … and we have the first video of just what you can expect to see. (Don’t worry: the following article is safe for American and British audiences to read without spoilers.)

The interview (which you can see a chunk of below) is rather fascinating from a standpoint beyond just the show, as it gives you a little bit of insight into what inspires the writer to create some of the fantastic characters that he does on a regular basis, and how Shirley MacLaine’s character Martha serves as a nice contrast to Maggie Smith’s Dowager Countess Violet.

In addition to that, he explains just why he thinks that audiences all around the globe (including those who have little knowledge of British history) have come to like about its themes and its characters:

“[What] I like about love in the story is, love is an aspiration that is open to anyone … It doesn’t matter who you are, if you fall in love with someone then you’re sort of entitled.”

“Downton Abbey” is returning to America on January 6 with some high hopes, and promises of some big surprises. As said earlier we’re not spoiling anything in this article, but it may overall be the most shocking collection of episodes produced by Fellowes yet. With that in mind, the upcoming fourth season is going to be even more interesting.

If you want to see what Dan Stevens is saying now about the latest “Downton Abbey” news (which does contain spoilers), all you have to do is pay a visit over to the link here.

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