First image of Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins surfaces
Mar 04 2017
Emily Blunt replaces Julie Andrews as the practically ideal nanny, who's reunited with the Banks family 20 years after the events of the original film.
With the truly magical casting of the "Girl on the Train" actress as Poppins and "Hamilton" maestro Lin-Manuel Miranda as her lamplighter friend named Jack, the project is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated films on the horizon.
And the infamous carpet bag is still there, although it's had a bit of a makeover from the looks of things. The screenplay is by Oscar nominee David Magee ("Life of Pi") based on The Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers with Oscar nominee and Tony victor Marc Shaiman ("Hairspray") and Emmy nominee and Tony victor Scott Wittman ("Hairspray") writing all new songs with Shaiman composing an original score.
Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury, Emily Mortimer and Julie Walters are also featured in the Rob Marshall film, which is now in production in London.
What's more, Dick Van Dyke will also make a very special appearance in the sequel. In the story, Michael (Whishaw) and Jane (Mortimer), who were kids in Disney's 1964 "Mary Poppins", have grown up. Rob Marshall is directing the new adventure, which floats into theaters December 25, 2018. She also brings in her eccentric cousin, Topsy (Meryl). The screenplay is by David Magee based on The Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers, with Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman writing all new songs and Shaiman composing an original score.
Mar 04 2017 House Republicans moving forward with 'secret' health care plan
Even if an arrangement was made for Paul to read the bill, he said he wanted everyone to have the chance to see what it is about. The GOP plan would provide money for those states and for the 19 states, mostly run by Republicans, that didn't expand Medicaid.
Feb 24 2017 Giraffe LIVE webcam back on Youtube after being taken down
April is a 15-year old lady and a resident of Animal Adventure Park in Harpursvile, New York. 'We are all on the same team. "This is the ideal example of why we can't have nice things", said Jordan Patch, owner Animal Adventure Park in NY .
Feb 23 2017 Galaxy Tab S3 leaked render shows up with keyboard cover
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is also expected to be able to support an S Pen stylus, according to the same leaked manual . The keyboard resembles the black and whites of the iPad Pro, which would be a chicklet-style keyboard for the tablet.