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Lady Mary signals filming begins for 'Downton Abbey' movie

Michelle Dockery attends the 10th Annual Women in Film pre-oscar cocktail party in Los Angeles on Feb. 24, 2017.   / AP / Invision / Rich Fury

Filming has begun for the "Downtown Abbey" movie.

Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary in the global hit, posted a photo on Instagram with the caption, "And...we're off."

The film will reunite the Crawley family on the big screen. Series creator Julian Fellowes wrote the screenplay and will produce.

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The primary cast members are all set to return, but the plot remains very hush-hush.

Over six seasons, "Downton Abbey" aired in at least 150 countries and set an Emmy record for non-U.S. television shows with 69 nominations.