Friends, here is your first look at the new adventures on Cherry Tree Lane with the practically perfect nanny! Did you grow up with the original movie with Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, and have all the songs memorized too?? I am very protective of the original movie, but now I can’t wait to see this! MARY POPPINS RETURNS looks incredible.
In Disney’s MARY POPPINS RETURNS, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family. After a personal loss, she guides them to find the joy and wonder missing in their lives. Something that many of us can unfortunately relate to.
MARY POPPINS RETURNS is directed by Rob Marshall. The screenplay is by David Magee and the screen story is by Magee & Rob Marshall & John DeLuca based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers. The producers are John DeLuca, p.g.a., Rob Marshall, p.g.a. and Marc Platt, p.g.a. with Callum McDougall serving as executive producer. The music score is by Marc Shaiman and the film features all new original songs with music by Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman.
Talent in the film include Julie Walters as the Banks’ housekeeper Ellen; Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh and introducing Joel Dawson as the Banks’ children, with Colin Firth as Fidelity Fiduciary Bank’s William Weatherall Wilkins; and Meryl Streep as Mary’s eccentric cousin, Topsy. Angela Lansbury appears as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from the PL Travers books and Dick Van Dyke is Mr. Dawes, Jr., the retired chairman of the bank now run by Firth’s character.
MARY POPPINS RETURNS arrives in movie theaters everywhere on December 19th!