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Disney’s ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Coming To Blu-ray and Digital In March
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Mary Poppins Returns Starring Emily Blunt

The nostalgic magic that we saw in Mary Poppins Returns last year is coming to your home. That’s right, the long-awaited sequel can be yours, and along with the movie comes a number of fun bonus features that will surely keep you entertained for hours.

You’ll be able to join Emily Blunt in her role as the practically perfect nanny Mary Poppins and award-winning composer, lyricist, and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda as charming lamplighter Jack in the fantastical film, which is coming to digital, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD this March. See what bonus features will be included below.

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‘Mary Poppins Returns’: Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman On Writing The Songs and Working With Emily Blunt
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Mary Poppins Returns would not be much of a Mary Poppins follow-up without any of the musical numbers. So composer and co-lyricist Marc Shaiman and co-lyricist Scott Wittman will bring back the spirit of the Sherman Brothers through new music in the highly anticipated sequel to the 1964 film.

In the new film, we see Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) return to help the Banks family, who is about to be evicted from their home. She brings back the light that is lost and reminds the family about all of the joys and happiness that can be found in imagination and seeing things from a different point of view. And most of that is through song.

We joined our fellow journalists at a press conference in Los Angeles to talk to Shaiman and Wittman about writing the songs and music heard in Mary Poppins Returns. Like everyone else involved, the original film was in their DNA, so getting a chance to be a part of something so beloved was a dream come true. But they also recognized the responsibility of paying respects to the sequel’s predecessor and how many hold it in high regard. They also shared their thoughts on working with screenwriter David McGee and director Rob Marshall. More on that and what their thoughts on Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins in our coverage of the press conference here below.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda On Rapping In ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ and Watching His Son’s Reaction On Set
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Mary Poppins Returns

Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns takes place 25 years after the original film, although it has been 54 years since the first film was released. As such, you may notice some contemporary differences infused with the new film’s DNA. Most notably, more people of color and some modern-day hip-hop in the music. These are just some of the small details that blend in the new with the old. More so, the sequel brings in some of today’s biggest stars in place of some of the original cast.

One of those biggest additions is Lin-Manuel Miranda, who plays Jack, a lamplighter and one of Bert’s proteges. In the film, he helps out Mary Poppins, the self-appointed nanny of the Banks family. While he may not be as magical as the title character, he shares that same child-like wonder and sense of hope whenever he is around Mary, all the while breaking out into song and dance.

We had a chance recently to sit down with our fellow journalists to talk to the cast and crew of Mary Poppins Returns. There, Miranda talked about what it was like to get the call to be in the film and how the sequel isn’t the first time you hear rapping in a Mary Poppins film. Check out what he had to say here below.

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Movie Review: Mary Poppins Returns
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Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns
Director: Rob Marshall
Writers: David Magee
Cast: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep
Studio: Walt Disney Studios
Rated PG | 129 Minutes
Release Date: December 19, 2018

The idea of continuing the story of Mary Poppins may seem absurd at first. After all, it has been 54 years since the original film, starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, was released. And now, Disney has released a sequel,
Mary Poppins Returns. Of course, there are new younger stars to appear to take over some of the previous roles left behind by the cast of the first film. But that doesn’t mean much has changed. Emily Blunt carries on the spirit of the eponymous character, played originally by Andrews, and makes it her own. Additionally, Lin-Manuel Miranda is a pure joy to watch as his eyes light up with child-like wonder when Poppins returns.

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‘Mary Poppins Returns:’ Emily Blunt Talks Not Impersonating Julie Andrews, Working With Lin-Manuel Miranda
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Mary Poppins Returns Starring Emily Blunt

Everyone has some sort of experience watching Mary Poppins in some form or another. Although it has been over half a century since Julie Andrews graced the screen as Poppins, the title character lives on in fans’ hearts and dreams. Now she’s back in Mary Poppins Returns. Well, the character, at least. This time Emily Blunt takes on the role made famous by Andrews in 1964. She brings back the warm charm and snark that fans know about the seemingly magical British nanny.

We were fortunate enough to join our fellow journalists to talk to the cast about the sequel, where Blunt addressed what it was like to play the role and what she did to prepare for it. Check out what she had to say below.

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‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Special Look Video Takes A Magical Dive To An Animated World
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Mary Poppins Returns Starring Emily Blunt

You’d be hard-pressed not to smile at anything from Mary Poppins Returns, including this new special look video Disney has released. Every new look continues to exude a sense of joy and delight. Though it has been decades since the first film starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke hit theaters, the sequel looks like it will carry on its legacy.

This time, Emily Blunt stars in the title role and will care for the Banks family once more when their family has run into a bit of trouble again. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Meryl Streep, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh, and Joel Dawson also star. And you know how much fun that will be when he’s inserted into something like this. Check out the special look below.

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‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Trailer: Everything Is Possible… Even The Impossible
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Disney has released the newest trailer for Rob Marshall‘s Mary Poppins Returns starring Emily Blunt as the title character who returns to help the Banks’ family in their time of need. The film is a follow-up to the 1964 original which was released almost 54 years ago. And if you thought that production for that was Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, wait until you see this new trailer.

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Disney Dates ‘Indiana Jones 5,’ ‘Maleficent 2,’ Marvel Mystery Movie, More
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Disney Dates Indiana Jones 5 and More

Walt Disney Studios’ future continues to look bright, even if they have to reschedule some of their more popular titles. They’ve got their own titles, Pixar, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm. It’s hard not to have success with those properties at your disposal.

And now you can expect to see some schedule shifting. Indiana Jones 5 is now moving all the way up to 2021. Not only that but Maleficent 2, Mary Poppins Returns, Jungle Cruise, and a Marvel mystery movie have all gotten release dates as well. To find out all about them, check out the full report below.

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‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Trailer: A Spoonful Of Sugar For A New Generation
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Mary Poppins Returns

It has been 54 years since Mary Poppins gave the world her valuable lessons and wondrous magic. Now Disney, the studio that first brought us the film adaptation, is ready to give us an update of the eponymous English nanny with a new semi-sequel titled Mary Poppins Returns. This time Emily Blunt plays the titular character that was first portrayed by Julie Andrews.

Now they are giving us the first look at the film with a brand new teaser, that quite literally lives up to the name teaser. Check it out here below.

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Disney Preview 2018: New Looks At ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp,’ ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2,’ and More
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2018 will be a massive year for Walt Disney Studios. In addition to their animated and live-action content, they also have Marvel Studios and Star Wars. So it is safe to say that we will be busy until the end of 2018. And what better way to ring in the new year than to give you a brief tease of what’s to come.

The studio has previewed upcoming films like Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, and Ant-Man and the Wasp from Marvel Studios, The Incredibles 2 from Pixar, Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 from Walt Disney Studios Animation, and Mary Poppins Returns, A Wrinkle in Time, and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms from Walt Disney Studios, which includes some new images. Check all of them out below.

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