The 51-year-old boxing legend – who lives in Las Vegas – was a gigantic devotee of the period show when it kept running on screen of five years from 2010 until 2015 and has conceded he’d love just to pack a luxurious part in the approaching extra large screen adjustment.
Addressing The Sun daily paper, he stated: “If the makers of the new motion picture were to ring me, the appropriate response would be a ‘Yes’. I’d love to show up in ‘Downton Abbey’.
“I’m a fan and I watch the show here in the States. It’s simply done as such well.
“Perhaps I could play an American artist, or I could be exceptionally noble. A privileged person would be a decent part to play. That would be extraordinary fun. God willing.”
Fans have been longing for the prevalent show to be made into a blockbuster since the arrangement finished three years back, and now it would seem that things are at long last becoming all-good as NBCUniversal need to begin shooting the film at some point this year.
Michael Edelstein, president at NBCUniversal International Studios, said a year ago: “There’s a motion picture underway. It’s been in progress for quite a while.
“We are dealing with getting the content right and after that we must make sense of how to get the [cast] together on the grounds that as you most likely are aware, individuals go on and do different things. Be that as it may, we’re confident to make a motion picture at some point one year from now.”
Fans began to get energized a couple of months back when the show’s maker Julian Fellowes uncovered he’d composed the content and was sitting tight for the approval from the studio.
The 68-year-old essayist stated: “I’ve done some work on the content since I would prefer not to discover there’s a green light and no content prepared. However, despite everything we’re sitting tight for that green light from the studio. At that point the greatest trouble will round up all the give a role as, contrasted and most arrangement, it has such an extensive thrown. Furthermore, it needs them to feel Downtonesque.”