Is George Clooney Coming to 'Downton Abbey'?

by Jackie Willis 4:58 AM PDT, September 11, 2014
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George Clooney has been invited to a wedding at Downton Abbey.

The Guardian reports that the groom-to-be is set to star in the period drama as an American character that is a guest at a wedding on the grounds.

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Clooney's scene will air as a short, not an episode, and has reportedly already been shot and will air at Christmas. ET confirms it was written to raise money for a charity fundraiser called Text Santa for ITV. This campaign will help support six different UK-based charities. 

The 52-year-old Oscar winner is a fan of the show and became pals with Hugh Bonneville, who plays Lord Robert Crawley on Downton, after shooting Monuments Men with him.

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When he's not acting in a wedding scene, Clooney is planning his own nuptials to Amal Alamuddin. He even revealed his wedding location this past weekend: