This is something that its director Rob Marshall is more than aware of. "We're just lifting it up to get there with the right intentions behind it".
Details on the ground for Mary Poppins Returns have been reasonably scant, but now we've had out first glimpse at what Emily Blunt looks like clutching the classic umbrella. He may very well have the proper sensibility to bring Mary Poppins back in the fashion she deserves. Edge of Tomorrow actress Emily Blunt closed a deal to play Poppins more than a year ago after receiving the blessing of Julie Andrews, and up above you'll see Blunt kitted out in period garb and floating over the cobbled streets of London.
Dick Van Dyke said that the thing he remembers the most about doing the original film was the spirit, and he said, 'It's exactly the same spirit here.' He was right here on Cherry Tree Lane and he said, 'I feel like I'm home'.
It's pretty much everything you'd expect from a Mary Poppins sequel, right down to charismatically endearing street urchins - although it's still surprising just how colourful, nearly garishly so in some manners, the costumes are in this movie.
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The two then allegedly put her body in a bag with weights and dropped the body into the water. Prosecutors allege McCarthy killed Bella because he believed her to be possessed by demons.
This time around, grown-up Michael (Whishaw) is living with a family of his own at Number 17 Cherry Tree Lane, but they've been devastated by money woes and the loss of their matriarch - that is, until Mary Poppins arrives to lift their spirits as only she can. Directed and produced by Rob Marshall, "Mary Poppins Returns" stars Golden Globe victor Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer and Julie Walters with Colin Firth and Meryl Streep. Jane has also been revealed to now be a fervent union organizer. If anyone can help this family find the light they've lost, it's Mary Poppins.
The movie's first photos showcase Mary Poppins (played here by Emily Blunt) leading the new generation of Banks children on wild adventures atop Big Ben and beyond.
And he will be joined by other A-listers including Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury and Julie Walters. Entertainment Weekly has a first look at the movie and its all-star cast.
"Mary Poppins Returns" may not arrive in theaters until Christmas 2018, but sneak preview photos from the movie are here and, naturally, they're practically flawless!