Lily hints at rosy future in Downton Abbey: The Movie

Are we set for a Downton Abbey movie?Are we set for a Downton Abbey movie?
Are we set for a Downton Abbey movie?
Lily James has hinted that she is in talks over a Downton Abbey film.

James, who played Lady Rose, said on Wednesday that discussions over a feature film were "definitely" under way.

The ITV period drama's creator, Julian Fellowes, also said this week that it was "pretty likely" that the film would be produced.

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At the Los Angeles premiere of Baby Driver, James told the Press Association: "There's definitely rumours and discussions going on."

When pressed if she was involved in those discussions, she smiled and replied: "Um, maybe."

Fellowes said in a web chat with readers on The Guardian website on Tuesday that he was awaiting the "green light" from a studio.

"I know the cast are behind it and there's a big audience out there," he wrote.

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"On most movies, unless it's Spider-Man 6, you're taking a punt.

"But it's pretty likely the Downton movie will happen."

British actress James, 28, stars as the love interest of a getaway driver in Shaun Of The Dead director Edgar Wright's latest film.

Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm and Jamie Foxx also feature in the star-studded line-up.

James said she is thrilled to work with the British director, adding: "Edgar Wright is such a visionary, I've always wanted to work with him."

:: Baby Driver is out in UK cinemas on June 28.