Fans of Downton Abbey will be getting very excited for the premiere of season four of the show, which airs early next year. Now, Michelle Dockery, who plays the role of Mary in the hit series, has spoken about Downton Abbey season four, opening up about her characters love life in the upcoming new season.
Dockery was being interviewed by the guys over at Collider, when she told them, "She actually has more than one love interest. Well, he’s an old family friend who she’s known since the girls were children, and they haven’t seen him since she was tiny. "
She then went on to say, "Throughout the series, she’ll slowly come back to real life. And of course, it’s important for her to eventually move on, so he is a potential love interest."
Downton Abbey season four will see the return of the likes of Hugh Bonneville, Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Laura Carmichael, Sophie McShera, Rob James-Collier, Phyllis Logan, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton and Lily James, with Shirley MacLaine, Paul Giamatti joining the cast. Downton Abbey season four will premiere on PBS' Materpiece on January 5, 2014.