OVERVIEW: It’s time to return to Downton in DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA, available to own with bonus content on Digital June 24, 2022, and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD on July 5, 2022 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Earning an “A” CinemaScore and celebrated by critics as “fun and heart in equal measure” (Screenrant), the Collector’s Edition arrives just in time for a summer movie night in with exclusive and exciting featurettes to give viewers a more in-depth look behind the scenes with fan-favorite stars.
SYNOPSIS: The much-anticipated cinematic return of Downton Abbey follows the Crawleys and their staff as they welcome a movie crew and their glamorous stars to Downton for the filming of a new silent movie, while other members of the family go on a grand adventure to a villa in the south of France to uncover a mystery about the Dowager Countess and her past.
BLU-RAY: The film is presented in widescreen in a 2.39:1 aspect ration preserving its theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good, a 5.1 Master Audio in English that provides a good complement to the picture. It also includes English subtitles.
Widescreen (2.39:1) 16x9
English (Dolby Atmos for Feature and Dolby Digital 2.0 for Bonus Content), French Canadian (Dolby Digital 5.1), Latin American Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1)
Subtitles - English, French Canadian and Latin American Spanish
Blu-ray™ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
Good To Be Back - The cast is happy to be back at the estate and making their next film. Hear what it was like for them to see one another again and learn about their character's continuing story arcs.
Return to DOWNTON ABBEY: The Making-of A NEW ERA - A production as large as DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA takes incredible preparation, people, and craftsmanship. This in-depth making-of piece delves into the work that each department contributed to bring this film to life.
A Legendary Character - Take a look back at the legendary character that is the Dowager Countess of Grantham and see why Maggie Smith was born to play the role.
Creating The Film Within The Film - Take a deeper dive into the making of the film within the film, highlighting the extra research and details that were taken into consideration, from set design and vehicles to the plethora of period-accurate film equipment and props.
Her Majesty’s Yacht Britannia - Learn the real history behind Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia, and why it was a perfect vessel to play the cross-channel ferry in the film.
Spill The Tea (Time) - Sit down with Allen Leech (Tom Branson) and Laura Carmichael (Lady Edith) as they spill all the details of what life on the set of DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA was really like.
Feature Commentary with Director Simon Curtis.