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Emily Blunt roped in for Mary Poppins sequel

Blunt will be assimilated by Lin-Manuel Miranda, a star and creator of Broadway pound “Hamilton”, and a sequel, entitled “Mary Poppins Returns”, will strike cinemas on Christmas Day in 2018.

Blunt will be reuniting with a executive and prolongation group behind her strike 2014 Disney low-pitched “Into a Woods”, and filmmaker Rob Marshall can’t wait to work with her again.

Marshall, who is also producing a arriving film with John DeLuca and Marc Platt, said, “I am truly shamed and celebrated to be asked by Disney to move P L Travers serve adventures to a screen.

“The iconic strange film means so many to me personally, and we demeanour brazen to formulating an strange film low-pitched that can move Mary Poppins, and her summary that childlike consternation can be found in even a many severe of times, to a whole new generation.”