Yet now she finds herself leading an original movie musical: the sequel to Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins Returns, out December 19. “Thank God I got over myself and went in to audition for Rob Marshall for Into The Woods!” she tells Playbill in the video above.
“I could have flown as Mary Poppins without the umbrella. That’s how emboldening Rob Marshall is. He makes you feel like you can do anything.”