Julian Fellowes Thinks Americans Are Bad at Costume Drama

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Says the Downton Abbey creator: “I think Americans are wonderful film actors — the best in the world — but they are a very contemporary race and they look forward all the time. There is something about period drama where they tend to go into a strange place called ‘Period’ where people wear funny clothes.” We’re just going to assume Shirley MacLaine is the exception here, because otherwise: uh-oh.

Fellowes: Americans Are Bad at Period Drama