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[3 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
Sequel to ‘Mary Poppins’ Announced, Starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda

Disney has officially announced a sequel to the 1964 classic Mary Poppins, with Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda starring.
The film, titled Mary Poppins Returns, is slated for a December 25, 2018 release and will be directed by Rob Marshall (Into the Woods).
The screenplay, written by David Magee, will be based on the Mary Poppins stories written by P.L. Travers.
Blunt (Into the Woods) stars as Mary Poppins and Miranda (Hamilton) will play a new character named Jack, a street lamplighter.
The story will take place in Depression-era London and will follow Jane …

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[22 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
D23: The Official Disney Fan Club Announces Special Events for 2014

The Official Disney Fan Club – D23 – has announced a slate of events for 2014 that is sure to please any Disney fan.
Perhaps one of the biggest events for this year is Destination D: Attraction Rewind Presented by H2O Plus. This event is scheduled for July 26-27 at the Walt Disney World Resort and will bring together Disney archivists, Imagineers, and Legends to celebrate favorite Disney attractions of yesteryear.
Some of the attractions in the ‘rewind’ including If You Had Wings, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, and Adventure Thru Inner …

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[15 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Limited Time Magic Celebrates ‘Mary Poppins’ at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland

It’s a “Jolly Holiday” this week at the Disney Parks as Limited Time Magic celebrates the release of Saving Mr. Banks and the release of the 50th anniversary edition of Mary Poppins on Blu-ray.
For a limited time guests will be able to get a poster celebrating Saving Mr. Banks and Mary Poppins. The posters are available at Disney California Adventure Park and in the United Kingdom Pavilion in Epcot.
Adding to the magical celebration, guests will also have a chance to meet Mary Poppins and Bert in Disney California Adventure. They’ll …

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[7 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
D23 Celebrates 50th Anniversary of ‘Mary Poppins’ and the Release of ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ with a Special Winter Edition of ‘Disney twenty-three’ Magazine

As part of the year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Mary Poppins and in honor of the upcoming release of Saving Mr. Banks, D23 is dedicating the winter issue of Disney twenty-three magazine to everyone’s favorite nanny.
The issue features interviews with Saving Mr. Banks stars Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson and the film’s director John Lee Hancock. Readers will also get a sneak peek behind the scenes of the movie. Saving Mr. Banks tells the story of how Mary Poppins was finally brought to the big screen.
D23 – the …

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[6 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Disney’s ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ to Premiere at AFI Fest in November | ]
Disney’s ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ to Premiere at AFI Fest in November

There’s early award-season buzz about Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks and the movie is making its North American premiere at the AFI Fest on November 7 in Los Angeles.
The film which stars Tom Hanks as Walt Disney, tells the true story of how Disney struggled to bring Mary Poppins to the big screen and his testy relationship with author P. L. Travers who didn’t want an adaptation of her book made into a movie. Travers is played by Emma Thompson.
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[24 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Official Movie Poster for ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Released

As if the movie trailer wasn’t enough to get us excited about the upcoming Disney film Saving Mr. Banks, now we have the official movie poster!
The poster features Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers. The best part of the poster – Walt’s shadow is Mickey Mouse and Travers’ shadow is Mary Poppins.
The film tells the true story how Walt Disney struggled to bring Mary Poppins to the big screen, and his testy relationship with Travers who didn’t want an adaptation of her …

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[11 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
A First Look at Tom Hanks as Walt Disney in ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ – Photo and Official Movie Trailer

We are so excited about Saving Mr. Banks – the movie that tells the story of how Walt Disney worked to bring Mary Poppins to the big screen.
So, were practically giddy when we saw this photo that Disney released of Tom Hanks as Walt Disney along with Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers, the author of Mary Poppins. In the photo, Walt is showing Travers around Disneyland, and she looks less-than-pleased about it.
The movie tells the true story of how Walt Disney struggled to make Mary Poppins, and his testy relationship …

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[28 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken Set to Perform Together at the D23: Expo

Disney Legends Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken – two of the world’s most celebrated songwriters and composers – will take the stage at this year’s D23 Expo 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Richard M. Sherman and Alan Menken: The Disney Songbook.
Sherman and Menken have composed music and songs for more than three dozen Disney feature films and more than two dozen Disney Park attractions, in addition to half a dozen Disney musicals on Broadway.
Sherman, along with his brother Robert B. Sherman, is responsible for some of the …

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[20 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
D23 Expo’s ‘Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives’ Exhibit to Feature ‘Mary Poppins’ Items and More

We’re less than three months away now from the D23 Expo, and information is starting to come in about all the exciting things in store. Recently, D23 announced some of the items that will be on display at the Expo’s Treasures of the Walt Disney Archive exhibit, which will feature a collection of items from Mary Poppins.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mary Poppins this year, the Archives exhibit at the Expo will feature a wide variety of items from the iconic live-action film. Expo attendees will be able to view such …

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[15 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Shoe Ornaments Showcase Style and Disney Character

If you love shoes and Disney, listen up! A new collection of Disney character-inspired shoe ornaments is debuting soon at Walt Disney World and Disneyland.
The ornaments were created by Disney Design Group artists Cody Reynolds and Costa Alavezos and include embellishments like jewels and glitter. The shoes were inspired by Disney Princesses and other characters such as Daisy Duck, Minnie Mouse, Mary Poppins, the evil Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Cruella DeVille.
Each shoe showcases intricate details inspired by its character – the Queen from Snow White …