Read Reviews for Mary Poppins Returns With Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda
The movie-musical sequel to the 1964 classic is due in theatres December 19.
Mary Poppins Returns, Disney's movie-musical sequel to the 1964 classic, is due in theatres December 19.
Hamilton writer-star and Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda co-stars as Jack, an "optimistic streetlamp lighter," opposite Emily Blunt (Into the Woods) in the title role. Ben Whishaw (The Crucible on Broadway) plays grown-up Michael Banks, with Emily Mortimer (Hugo) as his sister Jane. Also making cameos in the film are Angela Lansbury, Meryl Streep, and original Mary Poppins star Dick Van Dyke.
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Directed by Rob Marshall (Into the Woods, Chicago), the film includes an all-new score by Tony Award-winning Hairspray songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.
Both Miranda and Blunt received Golden Globe nominations for their performances in the film, which is also nominated for Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy, and Best Original Score for Marc Shaiman.