Emily Blunt stars as the titular character of Disney's "Mary Poppins" reboot, 'Mary Poppins Returns.' And just a few seconds into the first trailer for the film, we can already tell that Emily was the flawless casting choice.
Mary Poppins Returns, the official sequel to 1964's Mary Poppins, stars Emily Blunt as everybody's favourite magical nanny.
When Jane asks what has brought her back, Poppins states that she has come to "look over the Banks children" once again, not only Michael and Jane, but also Michael's kids Georgie and Annabel (Pixie Davies). More than five decades after Julie Andrews won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in the original Mary Poppins, a follow-up sequel is finally here! Colin Firth is a banker, Meryl Streep appears as Mary's eccentric cousin Topsy, Angela Lansbury appears as the Balloon Lady, and Van Dyke is Mr. Dawes, Jr., the retired chairman of the bank now run by Firth's character. "Really, one never discusses a woman's age, Michael", she scolds.
Marshall directs from a screenplay by David Magee and screen story by Magee & Marshall & John DeLuca, based on the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers.
The 35-year-old actress also told ET that viewers can expect an epic dance routine in the movie, which will feature several all-new musical numbers. Luckily for him, Mary's arrival quickly turns everything around. After the family suffers a devastating personal loss, Mary returns to help the Banks children-both the actual Banks children and Jane and Michael. Although the crew has their housekeeper Ellen (Julie Walters) on hand for any domestic disasters and Jack by their side to bring the smiles, no one quite compares to the flawless and fun Mary Poppins.More news: Russian Federation and Turkey to set up Idlib buffer zone to protect civilians