Lucy Liu & Ginnifer Goodwin want Downton Abbey roles

Writer/director Julian Fellowes’ drama about a fictional high society family in rural England has become a big hit in America and now top TV and movie stars are lining up for guest spots.

Charlie’s Angels star Liu says, “A role in Downton Abbey would be amazing.”

And Walk The Line star Goodwin has a lofty goal of replacing great Dame Maggie Smith on the show.

She tells The Hollywood Reporter, “I would love to take over Maggie Smith’s role (as the Dowager Countess).”