Mary Poppins Returns films next week
Principal photography on Mary Poppins Returns begins next week with Emily Blunt as the eponymous nanny with extraordinary powers.
Lin-Manuel Miranda co-stars in the film, which sees Mary revisit the now grown-up Banks children, played by Emily Mortimer and Ben Whishaw.
The cast also includes Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury and, in a nod to the original, Dick Van Dyke.
Mary Poppins Returns was first listed on Production Intelligence in June last year with updates since on the studio and production manager on board.
The Disney feature is one of many high-profile projects gearing up to shoot in the UK this year, with the Mouse House also fielding Tim Burton’s Dumbo and Cruella, starring Emma Stone. The studio’s new take on the classic tale, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, wraps a four-month UK shoot imminently.
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Emily Blunt photo via Getty Images Ent/ Dimitrios Kambouris.
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