Mary Poppins

Dick Van Dyke Will Return for ‘Mary Poppins Returns’
Dick Van Dyke remains a beloved and esteemed entertainer at age 91, fondly remembered for his charismatic performances as a hapless songwriter in Bye Bye Birdie and a sooty-faced chimneysweep in Disney’s 1964 musical Mary Poppins. What he’s remembered decidedly less fondly for is the o…
Julie Andrews Weighs in on Emily Blunt Being New Mary Poppins
No doubt Emily Blunt has some BIG shoes and a BIG bag to fill, being cast as the new Mary Poppins. She said that she was worried about not being able to live up to the role that has become so important to so many people's childhoods.
But all of her worries were quashed when Rob Marshall, the director…
Ben Whishaw May Join Emily Blunt For ‘Mary Poppins Returns’
In what is shaping up to be the most pleasant of Disney’s new live-action offerings, the consistently pleasant Ben Whishaw is in talks to join the similarly quite pleasing Emily Blunt and the equally personable Lin-Manuel Miranda in the indubitably enjoyable Mary Poppins sequel. It may be fai…
Disney Developing a New ‘Mary Poppins’ Movie
As they have grown rather fond of doing, Disney is looking back at one of their past hits in order to create some future success. After modern day versions of Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Alice in Wonderland (not to mention, upcoming versions of Beauty and the Beast and The Jungle Book), Disney h…