Mary Poppins Returns! See the First Look at Emily Blunt Here #MaryPoppins

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Golden Globe® winner Emily Blunt stars as Mary Poppins in MARY POPPINS RETURNS, the all new sequel to Disney’s 1964 film MARY POPPINS. Directed and produced by Rob Marshall, MARY POPPINS RETURNS also stars Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer and Julie Walters with Colin Firth and Meryl Streep.

Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) returns to the Banks home after many years and uses her magical skills to help the now grown up Michael and Jane rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives in MARY POPPINS RETURNS, directed by Rob Marshall.

The film, which introduces three new Banks children, played by Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh and newcomer Joel Dawson, also features Dick Van Dyke and Angela Lansbury. The film is set in 1930s depression-era London (the time period of the original novels) and is drawn from the wealth of material in PL Travers’ additional seven books. In the story, Michael (Whishaw) and Jane (Mortimer) are now grown up, with Michael, his three children and their housekeeper, Ellen (Walters), living on Cherry Tree Lane. After Michael suffers a personal loss, the enigmatic nanny Mary Poppins (Blunt) re-enters the lives of the Banks family, and, along with the optimistic street lamplighter Jack (Miranda), uses her unique magical skills to help the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives. Mary Poppins also introduces the children to a new assortment of colorful and whimsical characters, including her eccentric cousin, Topsy (Streep). The film is produced by Marshall, John DeLuca and Marc Platt. The screenplay is by David Magee based on The Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers with Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman writing all new songs and Shaiman composing an original score.

 

MARY POPPINS RETURNS will be released in U.S. theaters on December 25, 2018! 

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Comments

  1. Sarah L says:

    The original is one of my most favorite movies. Will be seeing the new one.

  2. Tamra Phelps says:

    This should be really good. Dick Van Dyke is a favorite of mine so I’m curious about his role in this new Mary Poppins.

  3. Angela Ingles says:

    Aaaah . . . I’m sooooo geeking out over this movie. I can’t wait for it be released!

  4. Maryann D. says:

    I loved seeing MARY POPPINS as a young child and I still remember that day. I know I would enjoy seeing this movie also as an adult now.

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