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Downton Abbey has potential to return as another film says star Jim Carter

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Jim Carter stars as butler Mr Carson

Sharnaz Shahid

Downton Abbey star Jim Carter has revealed there may be loads of scope for another film. The 71-year-old, who has reprised his function as the loveable butler Mr Carson within the new film, informed This Morning hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby on Thursday that the forged would love to return. “I think there’s plenty of room for more,” he defined. “I’ll be at the front door and I’ll even let you in! There’s potential there and I think we would be very happy to do it, if everyone enjoys the first one.”

Jim Carter appeared on Thursday’s This Morning

Asked whether or not he was stunned when the present had ended, Jim admitted: “It caught me by surprise… Our job as actors is to do a job and move on… so I was used to that. But it came to the last day and it was New Year’s Eve in the show and we were singing Auld Lang Syne, and so there was a sentiment to the scene anyway. I felt as the older statesman that I should say a few words. I thanked everybody and I looked at the crew who had been with us for six years, and most of them all the way through the series, and I got quite a lump in my throat.”

READ: How Downton Abbey used the assistance of the royal household for the film

The actor performs Mr Carson in Downton Abbey

Jim then went on to reveal that his favorite Downton Abbey scene to film was when Lady Mary, performed by Michelle Dockery, bought married. Speaking about second when she was first seen strolling down the steps in her wedding ceremony costume, Jim recalled: “Instead of saying to her father ‘Will I do?’ she said, ‘Will I do, Carson?’ And I, as Carson and Jim Carter, nearly burst with pride… It said a lot about that relationship, which was precious to me.”

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Downton Abbey the film, which is a continuation of the ITV interval drama, centres on a go to from the royal household. The film takes place in 1927, two years from the place the TV collection left off. The Crawley household and their military of loyal maids, butlers and cooks are thrown into disarray by the approaching arrival of King George V and Queen Mary.

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