August 15, 2012 at 04:27 PM EDT

What can fans expect when Shirley MacLaine pops into season 3 of Downton Abbey? Plenty of “drama” according to Lady Cora, who says so in this new not-so-official trailer. And we’d expect nothing less!

MacLaine, who appears in early episodes as Lady Cora’s mother, was on hand last month at the Television Critics Association press tour, where it was revealed that season 3 will span about two years at the start of the 1920s.

The new season debuts in the U.S. on Jan. 6. Watch the trailer below.


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