Mary Poppins Returns is the sequel to the film of the same name and will be directed by Rob Marshall. John DeLuca and Marc Platt will serve as producers. Production for the film began on February 2017 and it will be released on December 25, 2018.
In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
- Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins.
- Lin-Manuel Miranda as Jack, a street lamplighter who shares similarities with Bert from the first movie.
- Ben Whishaw as Michael Banks
- Emily Mortimer as Jane Banks
- Julie Walters as Ellie, Michael’s housekeeper.
- Colin Firth as William Weatherall Wilkins, president of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank.
- Meryl Streep as Topsy, Mary Poppins’ cousin
- Dick Van Dyke as Mr. Dawes Jr.
- Angela Lansbury as Balloon Lady
Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins.
The Banks children, originally played by Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber, will be portrayed as adults by Emily Mortimer and Ben Whishaw.