Christmas Day 2018 is a long ways away.....
Emily Blunt has officially gotten to work on 'Mary Poppins Returns', and we now have the plot for the film.
Starring Blunt in the title role, the film will also star Lin-Manuel Miranda, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Julie Walters, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer as well as original star Dick Van Dyke.
The plot is revealed as:
Mary Poppins Returns is set in 1930s depression-era London (the time period of the original novels) and is drawn from the wealth of material in PL Travers’ additional seven books. In the story, Michael (Whishaw) and Jane (Mortimer) are now grown up, with Michael, his three children and their housekeeper, Ellen (Walters), living on Cherry Tree Lane. After Michael suffers a personal loss, the enigmatic nanny Mary Poppins (Blunt) re-enters the lives of the Banks family, and, along with the optimistic street lamplighter Jack (Miranda), uses her unique magical skills to help the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives. Mary Poppins also introduces the children to a new assortment of colorful and whimsical characters, including her eccentric cousin, Topsy (Streep).