After the devastating last episode of Season 3 of ‘Downton Abbey‘, the fans can be happy in knowing that Shirley MacLaine will be reprising her role as Martha Levinson on the upcoming season. There will also be six new cast members joining her including opera star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa who will play a guest that sings (shocking) and Tom Cullen who will play Lord Gillingham. Dame Harriet Walter and Julien Ovendon were also announced as new cast members.
As a fan of this show, I hope this tries to fill the void of the quick departure of cast members in last season. I look forward to what the writers can cook up and I hope this show lasts for at least ten more seasons. I love seeing MacLaine in this role. She is brilliant.