Though Mary Poppins herself said, 'the sound of it is something quite atrocious', she wasn't referring to Dick Van Dyke's cockney.
The most action-packed teaser for “Mary Poppins Returns” is here, and it’s certainly supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Director Rob Marshall and Emily Blunt took the D23 stage together to present the sequel on Saturday. Emily Blunt takes on the titular role that Julie Andrews embodied in the 1964 original. The long-awaited sequel reunites Poppins with Jane and Michael Banks,... Read more »
Whether it's weeping as ET finally gets to go home, or stepping in time with Burt and his chimney sweep chums in 'Mary Poppins', there are certain films that just encapsulate childhood.
Production is currently underway on ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ a belated sequel to the 1964 classic, and now Disney have released the first image of new leading lady Emily Blunt, taking over from Julie Andrews in the title role. “‘Mary Poppins Returns’ 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.
Andrews was appearing Stephen Colbert’s ‘The Late Show’ in the US when she revealed the near catastrophic incident. Dick Van Dyke, who of course played chimney sweep Burt in the original, will also be making a cameo.
Legendary actress Angela Lansbury is back working with Disney for the upcoming ‘Mary Poppins Returns’. Despite the Hollywood legend appearing as Mrs. Potts in 1991’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’, Disney didn’t recall her for the new live-action version that hits cinemas next month. Lansbury will play Balloon Lady, which is a character from some of author P .L. Travers’ original stories.
Filming on the long-awaited ‘Mary Poppins’ sequel has begun! The Walt Disney Studios confirmed principal photography on ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ is now underway at London’s Shepperton Studios in a press release loaded with piles of new supercalifragilisticexpialidocious information. Most excitingly perhaps is the news that Meryl Streep is confirmed to be playing Topsy, Mary’s “eccentric cousin”, while Dick Van Dyke’s role has been revealed to be Mr. Dawes Jr., “the chairman of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank”, who we presume is the son of the secondary character he played in the 1964 original. ...
Dick Van Dyke has confirmed he will Step (Back) In Time with "a little song and dance number" in the Mary Poppins sequel. The 91-year-old actor, who played chimney sweep Bert and banker Mr Dawes Sr in the 1964 classic, will star alongside Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, he said: "This one supposedly takes place 20 years later and the kids are all grown up.