How delightful was this interview piece hosted by Lara Spencer on ABC’s Good Morning America, with several of the cast members from Downton Abbey, who are in New York City this week promoting the upcoming season four of the Emmy Award winning series from across the pond. From what we can tell, Spencer looks to be a true fan of the show from her enthusiasm conducting the group interview.
During the segment,”Downton” creator Julian Fellowes and cast notables: Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Allan Leech and more, discuss the death of Matthew Crawley at the end of last season’s heartbreaking season finale, which provided the exit for actor Dan Stevens and left Lady Mary (Dockery) with newborn baby and widowed!
Fellowes weighs-in on why Matthew had to die via a car crash, and Michelle Dockery reveals that his season Lady Mary has gone back to her steely iceberg ways! However, Mary has plenty of new suitors vying for her attention! And then there is Branson! Will Branson (Leech) and Mary move closer together now that both are raising children and have lost their spouses? Stay tuned.
Watch the video segment from GMA after the jump for some inside scoop at what we will see stateside when Downton Abbey premieres its highly anticipated fourth season January 5th on PBS Masterpiece Classic! Then, let us know what was your favorite part of the “Downton” interview?