Disney just gave us our first look at the forthcoming Mary Poppins Returns, in which Emily Blunt will take on Julie Andrews' iconic role.
Being a HUGE Julie Andrews fan, when I first heard news of the casting, I was iffy... but this photo is giving me all the feels!
As of lately, we've been hearing a lot about Mary Poppins. Only recently did Julie Andrews reveal that she almost 'died on set' filming that flying umbrella scene! Just watch, she makes it look so effortless here:
During an interview with Stephen Colbert, she revealed:
“There was a very dangerous day right at the end of filming when I was in this excruciatingly painful harness. And I was hanging around up there for the longest time with the umbrella. I thought I felt the wire leave and drop about six inches. I was nervous and very tired.”
“I plummeted to the stage,” explained Andrews. “I did. And there was an awful silence for a minute and I did let fly with a few Anglo-Saxon four-letter words, I have to admit.”
Thankfully she was alright. I wonder if she will be on hand to offer some advice to Emily?
That hat... that cloak, and bag! We can't wait.
Here is the first glimpse of Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins in 'Mary Poppins Returns,' the new sequel to Disney’s 1964 film 'Mary Poppins.' pic.twitter.com/0DEhYMDhmD— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) March 3, 2017