VIDEO: New trailer, poster for Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns” bring music and magic back to Banks family

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Mary Poppins Returns

A new trailer for Disney‘s “Mary Poppins Returns” has arrived, offering the most detailed look yet at the highly-anticipated sequel.

As revealed in the trailer, the upcoming movie features a new animated and live-action sequence similar to the countryside adventure had by Mary (Julie Andrews), Bert (Dick Van Dyke) and Jane and Michael Banks (Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber) in the first film. This trailer also offers a glimpse at a toe-tapping Dick Van Dyke as Mr. Dawes, Jr., the retired chairman of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank.

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Here’s an official synopsis, courtesy of Disney:

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.

Along with the trailer, Disney released a new poster and several new images from the film.

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns” arrives in theaters on December 19.

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