Downton Abbey is an upcoming 2019 British historical period drama film, written by Julian Fellowes and directed by Michael Engler. It is a continuation of the television series of the same name, created by Fellowes, that ran on ITV from 2010 to 2015. The film is set in 1927–1929, and features a royal visit to Downton Abbey by King George V and Queen Mary. It is scheduled to open in theatres on 13 September 2019 in the United Kingdom. In 1927, the King and Queen visit Downton Abbey, causing a stir among the Crawleys and servants alike.