Walt Disney Studios has released a series of five character posters for Mary Poppins Returns – Mary (Emily Blunt), Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda), Topsy (Meryl Streep), Ellen (Julie Walters and WWW (Colin Firth) – check them out below.
‘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!
Although Disney’s Into The Woods is doing well in theaters, it was considered to be a risky move – taking a three-hour hit Broadway musical and turning it into a two-hour movie. Plus, there was the fact that Into The Woods is not the lightest exploration of fairy tales.
On the plus side, director Rob Marshall was an old hand at adapting Broadway hits into movie form – his Chicago nabbed a few Oscars® – and the screenplay for Into The Woods was adapted by James Lapine, who, with Stephen Sondheim, created the original musical.
So, what did it take to take Into The Woods from stage to screen? Follow the jump to check out a video dealing with that very topic.