Emily Blunt is practically ideal in Mary Poppins Returns official trailer

Emily Blunt is practically perfect in Mary Poppins Returns official trailer

VIDEO: New trailer, poster for Disney's "Mary Poppins Returns" bring music and magic back to Banks family

Colin Firth is a banker, Meryl Streep appears as Mary's eccentric cousin Topsy, Angela Lansbury appears as the Balloon Lady, and Van Dyke is Mr. Dawes, Jr., the retired chairman of the bank now run by Firth's character.

Mary Poppins Returns draws its inspiration from the follow up novels Travers penned following the original 1934 book. I don't want it to be, 'Oh, here comes that Mary Poppins.' I don't want that.

A gentle landing: Director Rob Marshall revealed last week that Blunt was the only person he thought could re-create the Poppins character, originally portrayed by Julie Andrews in the original 1964 classic Mary Poppins.

Emily Blunt's practically flawless nanny arrives back in the lives of the Banks children in the first full-length trailer for Mary Poppins Returns, the sequel to the 1964 Disney classic. The producers are John DeLuca, p.g.a., Rob Marshall, p.g.a. and Marc Platt, p.g.a. with Callum McDougall serving as executive producer. A new poster for the movie (below) has also been released.

Mary Poppins Returns In First Heart Wrenching Trailer
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This video features new footage of Blunt as Poppins, Lin-Manuel Miranda as the lamplighter Jack and Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer as the Banks children, Michael and Jane, all grown up. We also get a small taste of Blunt's singing chops, as she warbles to Michael's mourning kids that "Nothing's gone forever, only out of place", and an ambitious animated sequence (a la the original's "Jolly Holiday") is teased.

The first teaser trailer for Mary Poppins Returns was heavy on whimsy but light on plot details.

The trailer opens with Michael and Jane going through some of their old childhood things, including a kite, which Michael's son Georgie (Joel Dawson) is later seen flying with Jack.

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