Hobbies
Here's the First Look at Emily Blunt Playing Mary Poppins
She looks spot on!
Comments

Disney started production on Mary Poppins Returns, a sequel to the 1964 classic movie starring Emily Blunt in the role Julie Andrews made famous. And now, the studio released a first look at Blunt in the title role.

In the photo, which is quite mysterious, we see Blunt's Mary in a striking blue jacket and a pink hat, adorned with a bird. A video was recently released a short teaser of the new Mary Poppins. Entertainment Weekly notes that we see a completely new version of her bottomless bag. The costumes were designed by Sandy Powell, who also worked on the recent live-action Cinderella.


It looks like Mary is on Cherry Tree Lane, right where she first entered the lives of the Banks family. The movie, based on other books from author P.L. Travers, is set 20 years after the events of the original movie, and takes place in London during the Great Depression. The Banks kids are grown up, but they need Mary more than ever.

Though we don't know many details yet, we do know that Mary Poppins Returns features an incredible cast. Along with Blunt is Lin-Manuel Miranda, who plays a lamplighter named Jack, Meryl Streep as Mary Poppins' cousin, and Colin Firth as William Weatherall Wilkins, the legendary Angela Lansbury as a balloon vendor, and even a cameo from Dick Van Dyke. It's going to be a jolly holiday indeed.

Comments
View More Articles About:
About The Author
Megan Friedman
View Other Articles From Megan Friedman
Comments
Latest Stories
 
Share
Princess Charlotte is pretty much as shoe-in for bridal attendant in the wedding of the year.
 
Share
The young royal is apparently quite the boss of her household.
 
Share
The former president said he spent a half-hour trying to assemble a desk lamp for his his eldest daughter's dorm room.
 
Share
These are their secrets to financial independence.
 
Share
Prince William and Duchess Kate are trying to give the little royals a normal childhood.
 
Share
A number of Asian countries are on top of the list.
 
Share
The saga is the subject of Ridley Scott's new film 'All the Money in the World.'
 
Share
It was a twisted tale of sex, drugs, and a serial killer on the run that ultimately ended in the death of a fashion icon.
 
Share
Meet the man who celebrities like Oprah and Penelope Cruz trust to plan their Roman holidays.
Load More Articles
CONNECT WITH US