Celebrity News : Since Disney announced a sequel to ‘Mary Poppins’, many expected more details about the film that made Julie Andrews famous, and now we can give the first official look at the new film.
More than fifty years after the first film, directed by Robert Stevenson, Mary Poppins Returns marks the rebirth of the beloved nanny. This time, Rob Marshall, known for having led Chicago, will be the one to take the lead on this expected return.
In the image, you can see the actress Emily Blunt resuming the famous role. In addition, will have the return of the ‘children Banks’, now as adults. They are Michael and Jane Banks, who will be incarnated by Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer.Apparently, in these first images, the aesthetics of the film will faithfully respect the spirit of the musical of the sixties. The question is: will it be enough to attract the attention of new generations?
The ‘Banks’, who now have three children, will be visited by ‘Mary Poppins’, along with their friend Jack, and will live a new adventure in 1935, during the time of the Great Depression.This film will feature the presence of renowned actors such as Lin-Manuel Miranda, Julie Walters, Meryl Streep and Colin Firth. In addition, actor Dick Van Dyke will make his triumphant return to the world of Mary Poppins, not with his famous character of ‘Bert’, but as’ Mr. Dawes Jr. ‘
Meryl Streep will give birth to Topsy, the cousin of the protagonist, Lin-Manuel Miranda as Jack friend of Poppins, and Colin Firth in the role of William Weatherall Wilkins, the bank’s new director. A few months after announcing the cast, come the first exclusive images of the production through Entertainment Weekly. The photos reveal the look of Emily Blunt as the famous nanny, the colorful surroundings that characterize the film and some scenes that already seem to refer to the film of 1964.
This new musical is directed by Rob Marshall, who already worked with Blunt in ‘Into the Woods’, starting with a screenplay by David Magee (who wrote ‘Life of Pi’). It is known as ‘Mary Poppins Returns’, and will arrive on Christmas 2018.