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Lin Manuel Miranda is Set to Sing in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

It’s not all that shocking to hear Lin Manuel Miranda will sing in the upcoming Mary Poppins movie, with him being the creator of the Broadway smash Hamilton. But, it’s the musical style that might be a bit surprising. Miranda recently talked to the Nerdist and he’s going to… rap. Spitting rhymes probably wasn’t quite a […]

Actor Emily Blunt of MARY POPPINS RETURNS took part today in the Walt Disney Studios live action presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2017 in Anaheim, Calif. MARY POPPINS RETURNS will be released in U.S. theaters on December 25, 2018.

Emily Blunt is Worried Her Version of Mary Poppins Will Upset Her Daughter

Julie Andrews may have given Emily Blunt her seal of approval, but another person will be on Emily’s mind when Mary Poppins Returns, the much-anticipated follow-up to the 1964 kids’ classic, opens in theaters later this year. In an interview published yesterday (January 2), Blunt, who plays the umbrella-wielding, practically perfect nanny Mary Poppins, told Vanity Fair that the opinion she’s most worried about […]

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Casting News: Dick Van Dyke Will Have a Part in ‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel

Cor blimey guv’nor! Can you Adam and Eve it? The Mary Poppins sequel starring Emily Blunt will now see original cast member Dick Van Dyke reprising his role. The veteran actor himself confirmed the news last night (December 19) in an interview with Entertainment Tonight. “I’ll be going to London in the spring to do my role,” he said, […]

Actress Emily Mortimer attends the 11th Annual Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Artists Dinner at Balthazar on April 18, 2016 in New York City.

Emily Mortimer to Play Jane Banks in ‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel

Disney has added another Emily to the cast of Mary Poppins Returns, their upcoming sequel to the classic 1964 film. While Girl on a Train‘s Emily Blunt has the unenviable task of stepping into Julie Andrews‘ shoes as the titular nanny, Variety is reporting that Shutter Island star Emily Mortimer will play her former charge Jane Banks. And no, she’s […]

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Julie Andrews Reacts to Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins

Emily Blunt admits to having some “trepidation” taking on the iconic role of Mary Poppins in the upcoming film Mary Poppins Returns, but her mind has been put at ease. Blunt recently talked about getting feedback from Dame Julie Andrews, who starred as the magical nanny in the 1964 Disney film. She didn’t speak to Andrews directly but did hear from […]

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Emily Blunt is Mary Poppins in Disney’s New Sequel

There were almost certainly a fair few eyebrows raised when Disney announced that they were making a sequel to their classic 1964 movie Mary Poppins. How, after all, could anyone possibly hope to emulate or replace the great Julie Andrews in the title role? But we think the skeptics may well be given pause for thought […]

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Happy 80th Birthday, Julie Andrews!

Today (October 1) is the 80th birthday of a giant of modern entertainment. Julie Andrews has been wowing audiences on stage and screen since her teens—her West End debut was in 1948—and will remain a firm favorite of children everywhere thanks to two particularly iconic performances. She’s a true all-rounder, a multiple award-winning actress and […]

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