Disney’s sequel to the classic story of a magical nanny will be in theaters next year, but now we have our first look at Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins. And she’s filling the big shoes that Julie Andrews left pretty well.
Please let him be doing the accent, please let him be doing the accent.
Ben Whishaw is reportedly in talks to play the grown-up version of Michael Banks, the boy from the first Mary Poppins film. I kind of need this to be happen.
Disney’s new Mary Poppins movie, starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda, and directed by Rob Marshall, is finally official! The sequel will be called Mary Poppins Returns and it’ll be released Christmas Day 2018. So, you’d imagine a third film to be called Mary Poppins Forever followed by Mary and Jack, then Mary…
These days, you can’t go anywhere without hearing about Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash Broadway musical Hamilton. He also wrote the music in Maz Kanata’s bar in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And now, this multi-talented actor, musician and writer is about to book a major movie role.
For the past several years the Walt Disney Company has been madly attempting to remake all the classic animated films into live action. One of the latest to move forward is Mary Poppins, the 1964 masterpiece that blended live action and animation. And now they may have the perfect lead actress: Emily Blunt.
I will give Disney this: at least there are actually other books to base this on. I will give them literally nothing else.
Remember being enchanted as a kid when Mary Poppins poured out medicine of different colors from the same bottle? This video from MIT lets you pull the same "magic trick"! Only instead of medicine, it's bleach.
Given how perfectly Julie Andrews encapsulated the title role, Disney never really needs to remake Mary Poppins. Ever. That said, if they do, I believe Andy Rehfeldt has found a take that works... namely by turning Ms. Poppins and ol' Bert the Chimney Sweep into the world's greatest death metal duet.
Behold the Disney legend behind the music of "It's a Small World," "The Tiki Room," Winnie The Pooh, The Aristocats and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in action. Watch as Richard Sherman joins Jason Schwartzman and B.J. Novak for a rousing singalong of "Let's Go Fly A Kite."
This trailer for Saving Mr. Banks is priceless — it's a film about the making of Disney's Mary Poppins movie, with Tom Hanks inhabiting Walt Disney's eagerness to make the picture and Emma Thompson as author P.L. Travers, who absolutely does not want her wonderful book besmirched.
Should you visit Roald Dahl Plass on Google Maps, you will notice a jovial waving woman. She resembles a nanny who adheres to the philosophy that a small heap of sweetener allows medication to travel effortlessly down the gullet in a manner that most satisfactory. This appearance has not been lost to Tumblr user …