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First Look: Behind-the-Scenes of the ‘Mary Poppins’ Sequel

Mary Poppins Returns, the sequel to the 1964 classic, is set to come out December 2018. Directed by Rob Marshall, the musical comedy will star Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep and Colin Firth. We haven’t heard much about the movie, but to tide us over, the new issue of Entertainment Weekly will feature an exclusive first look at the highly anticipated reboot.

 

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Concept art reimagines where the Banks family resides on Cherry Street Lane.

 

 

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Joel Dawson will play the role of Mr. Banks, Jane will be portrayed by Emily Mortimer, and Emily Blunt will take on the iconic role of Mary Poppins.

 

 

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Director Rob Marshall and producer John DeLuca.

 

 

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Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda) and the lamplighters lead the way for Mary Poppins down Cherry Tree Lane.

 

 

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Meryl Streep rehearses for her role as Topsy, Mary’s cousin.

 

 

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More detailed concept art shows the abandoned park where Jack spends time with his band of lamplighters.

 

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We absolutely cannot wait to see this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious cast take on these iconic roles. Only one more year to go!

 

To read more about the sequel, pick up the June issue of Entertainment Weekly!

 

All images courtesy of Entertainment Weekly