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Back to Cherry Tree Lane Featurette | Mary Poppins Returns!

Mary Poppins Returns – Jane (Emily Mortimer), John (Nathanael Saleh), Annabel (Pixie Davies), Ellen (Julie Walters). Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda) Georgie (Joel Dawson) and Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) – Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios.

Rob Marshall, Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda talk about making a sequel to Disney classic, Mary Poppins – while we get some new footage to further whet our appetities for the film.

Mary Poppins Returns opens on December 19th.

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Stuff and Nonsense Video: Mary Poppins: A Special Look!

Mary Poppins Returns – Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) – Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios.

The more I see of Mary Poppins Returns, the more I think it might just be spot on. Check out the new special look video below.

Mary Poppins opens on December 19th.

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Would Have Thought I’d Taught You Better Trailer: Mary Poppins Returns!

‘I was flying a kite and it got caught in a nanny!’

So opens the new trailer for Mary Poppins Returns – and things get even more fantastic from there. It’s just the latest example of Disney magic – right down to the sprightly appearance by Dick Van Dyke!

Mary Poppins Returns opens on December 19th.

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Don Cheadle to Tackle Disney’s Most Exasperating Character!

Don Cheadle has played a superhero (War Machine) for Marvel and a conniving management consultant (House of Lies), but he’ll need his A-game for this gig.

Cheadle will be voicing Donald Duck in the one-hour season finale of DuckTales on Saturday, August 18th (9:30/8:30C).

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Voices Gizmoduck on DuckTales!

Duck Tales – Lin-Manuel Miranda – Photo by Lorenzo Bevilaqua/Courtesy of Disney Channel.

Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda will be voicing Gizmoduck (aka Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera) on the new DuckTales series from Disney Channel.

The series premieres on May 1st, with Gizmoduck joining the fun in an episode entitled Beware the B.U.D.D.Y. System! on May 11th (though he’s not in the trailer that follows).

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Bartlett: Vimeo To Stream Ad Biz Satire January 30th!

Bartlett – Roger (Anthony Veneziale), Bob (Don Reed) and Maggie (Chrissy Mazzeo) – Photo courtesy of Vimeo.

Bartlett follows bad boy Roger Newhouse (Veneziale), who is having a really rough year. Losing clients left and right, Roger finally realizes the time has come to quit his job and fulfill his longtime dream to leave everything behind and become a professional musician.

Bartlett also features Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chrissy Mazzeo, Don Reed, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Eirinie Carson.

The six-part series premieres on Vimeo on January 30th.

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DuckTales Takes Flight with August TV Movie, September Series Premiere!

DuckTales – Art courtesy of Disney XD

Disney’s new DuckTales adventures will debut as a one-hour movie on Saturday, August 12th (when it will run for 24 consecutive hours beginning at midnight/11C) before premiering as a series on Sunday, September 23rd.

The premise finds Donal Duck taking his nephews – Huey, Dewey and Louie – to visit their reclusive great-uncle Scrooge McDuck. Their visit to McDuck Manor leads them to learn about long-kept family secrets.

Additionally, a DuckTales: All Ducked Out Avatar Creator will debut in July on the Disney XD App and Disney LOL.

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Multiple Award Winner Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Disney XD’s DuckTales!

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Lin-Manuel Miranda (Broadway’s “Hamilton,” Disney’s “Moana”) has joined the voice cast of the new “DuckTales” series debuting this summer on Disney XD.

He will provide the voice of fan-favorite character Gizmoduck, a Duckburg hero whose true identity is Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera, a brilliant young intern working for Scrooge McDuck’s personal mad scientist, Gyro Gearloose.

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Alessia Cara, Jordan Fisher and Lin-Manuel Miranda Featured On Moana Soundtrack!

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The soundtrack album for Walt Disney’s Moana features two songs composed by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda: How Far I’ll Go – sung by Moana (Auli’i  Cravalho) in the film, and Miranda over the closing credits, and You’re Welcome – sung by Maui (Dwayne Johnson) in the film and Jordan Fisher, with Miranda, over the closing credits.

The soundtrack also includes the full movie score – by three-time Grammy®-winning composer Mark Mancina, and five more original songs by Opetaia Foa‘i, the founder and lead singer of Te Vaka, a winner of numerous world music awards.

The soundtrack album for Walt Disney’s Moana will be in stores on November 18th. Pre-orders are being taken now. For more details, read on.

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Lin Manuel Miranda Receives National Archives Record of Achievement Award

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I think everyone who follows me on Facebook knows of my obsession and story regarding Hamilton. I was offered press tickets during it’s opening run, but was too damn lazy to go up to NYC to see it. Then of course once it exploded I lost my opportunity and my contact was like “Go away you hockey puck!” By pure chance I ended up seeing the show earlier this year.  So to say I was excited to get a chance to meet and talk to Lin-Manuel Miranda was an understatement.

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