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Downton Abbey's Robert James-Collier Talks About the Show's 'Harrowing' Upcoming Gay Storyline

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Rob James-Collier, who plays Downton Abbey's scheming gay footman  Thomas Barrow, revealed in an interview with Daily Mail that the show will feature a "harrowing" upcoming storyline about the character not only questioning his sexuality, but trying to change it - with devastating consequences. 

‘There are mornings of those scenes when you haven’t been able to sleep at night because you are so worried about how it will go. Thomas comes right up to the abyss.’

James-Collier, who was featured in our 10 LGBT TV Moments from 2013, has previously said he finds it easier kissing men on-screen than women.

And if you missed the season five trailer for the show from a few weeks back, you can catch it AFTER THE JUMP...

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'Downton Abbey' Star Loses It When Asked How Many Men He Had to 'Beat Off' for Latest Role: VIDEO

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Dan Stevens, who most folks know from his role as Matthew Crawley on Downton Abbey, appeared on a British talk show today to discuss his role as a U.S. soldier in the forthcoming film The Guest.

Host Susanna Reid sent Stevens into a cascade of giggles when she asked a question that suggested it took more than a simple audition to get the role.

Cue the innuendo, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Romance and Scandal Catch Fire in New 'Downton Abbey' Trailer: WATCH

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With water-bottle gate behind us, fans of Downton Abbey are eagerly awaiting a return to 20th century aristocratic drama for the show's upcoming 5th season.

Check out the new trailer, AFTER THE JUMP...

The new season starts this month in the UK, but will arrive stateside January 5th.

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Can You Figure Out What's Wrong with This Season 5 'Downton Abbey' Promo Pic?

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There is something quite wrong here.

Look very closely, and find out, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Ellen DeGeneres and Minnie Driver Audition for Downton Abbey: VIDEO

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Minnie Driver (where has she been?) makes an appearance on Ellen and lives out her dream to be on Downton Abbey., sort of.

Watch the hilarious audition, AFTER THE JUMP...

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What To Watch This Week on TV: Denis O'Hare Creeps Out 'Rake,' Linda Cardellini Guests On 'New Girl' - VIDEO

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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking.

— Whether he's murdering newscasters as the gay Vampire King on True Blood or collecting corpses in his freaky doll attic on American Horror Story, Denis O'Hare certainly has a thing for playing the unhinged. He'll bring his twisted charm to Fox's new show Rake (starring Greg Kinnear) Thursday at 9 p.m. Eastern. Oh, and he'll be playing a cannibal, because of course he will.

More picks and clips, including a new season of a Netflix favorite and scandal at Downton AbbeyAFTER THE JUMP...

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