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Downton not going down the Game of Thrones route

1 of 1 The cast of Downton Abbey
The cast of Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes has assured fans that they don't plan to channel the infamous Game of Thrones Red Wedding in the coming series as they plan to stick to their strengths.

Entertainmentwise quotes Fellowes as saying, "There will not be someone coming in with a machine gun. I can't see it. Every show has its own rules and as long as you stick to those rules you do not disappoint.

"Game of Thrones is a terrific show, Mad Men is a terrific show, The Good Wife is a terrific show and we are pretty good too and all could not be more different."

Fans of the period drama are eagerly awaiting season five, which is set to air later this year, and in an interview with Harper's Bazaar Fellowes hinted at a possible season six, "I don't know yet if there is a season six... it's not going to go on forever. I would be amazed if there wasn't another series after [this one]." 

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