Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt, and More Attend the Premiere of MARY POPPINS RETURNS
The stars of Disney's "Mary Poppins Returns" including Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Dick Van Dyke and director Ron Marshall attended the film's World Premiere at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood last night, November 29. The film opens nationwide December 19.
Check out photos from the premiere event below!
In Disney's "Mary Poppins Returns," an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the joy and wonder missing in their lives following a personal loss. Emily Blunt stars as the practically-perfect nanny with unique magical skills who can turn any ordinary task into an unforgettable, fantastic adventure and Lin-Manuel Miranda plays her friend Jack, an optimistic street lamplighter who helps bring light-and life-to the streets of London.
"Mary Poppins Returns" is directed by Rob Marshall. The screenplay is by David Magee and the screen story is by Magee & Rob Marshall & John DeLuca based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers. 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. The music score is by Marc Shaiman and the film features all new original songs with music by Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman. The film also stars Ben Whishaw as Michael Banks; Emily Mortimer as Jane Banks; Julie Walters as the Banks' housekeeper Ellen; Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh and introducing Joel Dawson as the Banks' children, with Colin Firth as Fidelity Fiduciary Bank's William Weatherall Wilkins; and Meryl Streep as Mary's eccentric cousin, Topsy. Angela Lansbury appears as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from the PL Travers books and Dick Van Dyke is Mr. Dawes, Jr., the retired chairman of the bank now run by Firth's character.
Photo Credit: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages and Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney
Director Rob Marshall
Alan Bergman, Alan F. Horn, Scott Wittman, Marc Shaiman, Karen Dotrice, John DeLuca, Emily Mortimer, Ben Whishaw, Marc Platt, Dick Van Dyke, Emily Blunt, Rob Marshall, Lin-Manuel Miranda, David Magee, Jessica Vrute, Sean Bailey, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Pixie Davies, Joel Dawson and Tarik Frimpong
Dick Van Dyke and Arlene Silver
Mary Poppins Returns Marquee
Arlene Silver and Dick Van Dyke
Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Joel Dawson and Pixie Davies
Marc Shaiman, Karen Dotrice, John DeLuca, Emily Mortimer and Ben Whishaw, Marc Platt, Alan Bergman, Alan Horn, Scott Wittman, Dick Van Dyke, Emily Blunt, Rob Marshall, Lin-Manuel Miranda, David Magee, Jessica Virtue, Sean Bailey, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Pixie Davies, Joel Dawson, and Tarik Frimpong
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