'Downton Abbey' Creator Plans Prequel

Lara Spencer explains what has people buzzing on the "GMA" Pop News Heat Index.
3:00 | 09/28/12

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shall we? Let's talk about "downton abbey." This is great news from creator julian fellows. He says he's working on a prequel to tell the story of the early days of the earl and countess' romance. It would tell the story of the dating days when she was in love with him, but he got together with her strictly for the money. Oh. Yes. It will take us back to a time when all of the fancy american heiresses arrived across the pond. They would have to get younger actors to play the roles. We'll have to wait for "downton abbey" ends, which we don't want it to be. That's nice to know, when the first one ends, withere will be more. I'm looking at sam. I can't wait for that. It's a boy for reese witherspoon. Really happy about that. The actress giving birth to tennessee jane on thursday. Her third child, her first with husband, jim toth. Her rep put out a statement saying mom and baby are healthy. Reese is from tennessee. That's correct. Nashville, I think. Thank you, sam. The bell is there. I didn't do that. That's all reese. We're thrilled for her. She didn't talk much about her pregnancy during it. But she did keep busy. She shot a movie over the summer. And she has a daughter and son from her marriage to ryan philippe. Katie holmes is looking to her former first love. "Dawson's creek" joshua jackson said, don't jump to conclusions, that katie called him out of the blue to, quote, catch up. He made the revelation on a canadian talk show. It's called george stromboopoluos tonight. I've been on his show. How do you say it? Strombopolous. We'll be part of his show tomorrow. He got the scoop on that. And holmes admitted in a 1998 interview with "rolling stone" that jackson was her first love. Calling it incredible and indescribable. Anyone hoping for a reunion may be out of luck. Jackson has been dating actress diane krueger for six years. Worth a phone call. Georg you can do it. I can. Next time you go on vacation and think you need to leave your dog at home, think about oscar. The globetrotting dog has been to more than 30 countries, with the latest legs -- thank you. Being u.S. Landmarks, including the grand canyon, the golden gate bridge, and las vegas. But it's a dog's life. Oscar isn't just gallivanting. His owner is using their trip to highlight the importance of pet adoption since oscar was rescued from a shelter eight years ago. They've visited 20,000 shelters in their 93,000-mile journey. Nice "pop news," everybody. Hey, sam? Hey. There's a little shower. Little shower in times square. If only I had one of those "gma"

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