Disney Announces Stars Of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’By Emily Kaiser | May 31, 2016
Here's a spoonful of sugar: Emily Blunt is the new Mary Poppins!
"Hamilton" creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda will play opposite Blunt as a new character named Jack.
I was waiting until it was official. It's official! 🌂 https://t.co/KN0ELldIQd— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) May 31, 2016
"Into the Woods" director Rob Marshall will direct the film, and the screenplay will be based on "The Mary Poppins Stories" by P.L. Travers.
The sequel, titled "Mary Poppins Returns," will fly into theaters on December 25, 2018.