Dan Stevens Dishes on Third ‘Downton Abbey’ Movie and Working With Late Angus Cloud in ‘Abigail’ (Unique)

Dan Stevens is trying towards the long run as he basks within the glow of his blockbuster tentpole, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire.

The English actor walked the purple carpet on the premiere of the hotly anticipated Kaiju epic in Los Angeles on Monday, and he spoke with ET about the opportunity of one other massive challenge rumored to be within the works — a 3rd Downton Abbey movie.

Stevens mirrored on the endurance of the interval drama — which ran for six seasons and was adopted by two function movies, and stays an influential and beloved sequence by a legion of followers.

“Like with any present the place you are in folks’s residing rooms on a Sunday night, you realize, folks take a particular type of possession of that,” Stevens stated. “They turn into part of your loved ones in a manner. You sit down, you watch it together with your mother, your grandma. So many individuals I do know have seen that present, and it is actually introduced households collectively.”

“We snicker, we cry, however, you realize, it is a type of reveals the place it means so much to lots of people,” Stevens added. “So I am excited for an additional film.”

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It is unconfirmed at this level if there shall be a 3rd installment — though Imelda Staunton seeming confirmed it offhandedly throughout a radio interview earlier this month — and followers of the sequence know that it’s unlikely they’d see Stevens reprise his position as Matthew Crawley, following the actor’s choice to depart the sequence following season three.

Nevertheless, Stevens may even quickly be seen within the forthcoming horror thriller Abigail, through which he stars reverse the late Angus Cloud.

“He was such a sweetheart, man,” Stevens recalled. “I’ve by no means met anybody like him and, you realize, he was like all of our little brother on set.”

Cloud, who’s finest remembered for his portrayal of Fezco on HBO’s Euphoria, died from an unintentional overdose on July 31, 2023. He was 25.

“It was clearly heartbreaking to lose him,” Stevens added. “I actually hope that folks take pleasure in his efficiency. I assumed he was completely terrific within the film and it was a pleasure attending to work with him.”

Abigail, which hits theaters April 19, follows a gaggle of beginner criminals who kidnap the titular Abigail, the younger daughter of a rich underworld businessman — however quickly uncover simply how harmful Abigail really is all on her personal.

As for his expertise within the long-awaited Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, Stevens defined how excited he was to get the decision from director Adam Wingard — whom Stevens labored with beforehand within the 2014 motion thriller The Visitor.

“It is an unimaginable name to get at one of the best of instances, however to get it from an outdated good friend, Adam Wingard, who directed the final installment of those, to affix Rebecca Corridor, who’s certainly one of my oldest buddies, Brian Tyree Henry, who I like — they usually wrote me an unimaginable character,” Stevens stated. “So, you realize, it was only a ton of enjoyable.”

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire smashes into theaters March 29.



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