She has been left to bring up her son all alone after losing her husband Matthew in a shocking car crash, but the next series of Downton Abbey might not be all doom and gloom for Lady Mary.
The single mother is set to by wooed by two eligible, not to mention handsome, aristocrats, according to reports.
Two new male characters are set to be introduced to the hit period drama and producers have hinted that one will be May's new love interest, The Daily Telegraph Reports.
Tom Cullen and Julian Ovenden are just two new faces set to appear on the show playing characters who pay a visit to the Stately home in the upcoming series.
Cullen, 27, is said to be taking on the role of Lord Gillingham, an old family friend, and he is set to enter the show at a party thrown by the family to try and raise her spirits.
Ovenden, 36, is set to play Charles Blake an aristocrat, while Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is also set to star in the show.
As details of the new characters emerge the cast are already back on set filming scenes for the new series, which will air in the autumn.
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