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Colin Firth to join Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns

While I'm still questioning the need for a sequel to MARY POPPINS, after all, the original was practically perfect in every way, Disney seems to be packing the film full of so many talented individuals that it's becoming awfully difficult to have anything bad to say about the upcoming film. MARY POPPINS RETURNS stars Emily Blunt in the title role and now Variety has reported...
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Emily Mortimer joins up with Mary Poppins Returns

When it comes to remakes, particularly those of classic and beloved films, most of us are rightfully skeptical, but Disney is making it awfully difficult to have anything bad to say about the upcoming MARY POPPINS RETURNS, which, to be fair, is technically a sequel to the original rather than a straight up remake. The studio has been assembling quite the talented cast for the sequel and...
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Ben Whishaw joining the cast of Mary Poppins Returns

Ben Whishaw is in talks to become a part of Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS. The actor, who would join the likes of Emily Blunt , Lin-Manuel Miranda and Meryl Streep on the film, would play a grown-up Michael Banks 20 years later in the timeline from where we left off at the end of the 1964 original For the purposes of the movie, the older Michael will be in the midst of a...
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Hamilton star Lin-Manuel Miranda is joining Disney's Mary Poppins sequel

Disney is wasting no time at all in putting together the pieces for their MARY POPPINS sequel. With Emily Blunt coming along to play the titular musical nanny, Rob Marshall has moved onto securing his male lead and he's gone to the most-talked-about show on Broadway to find his guy. Lin-Manuel Miranda , star of HAMILTON, is in talks to play the role of Jack - a lamplighter very...
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Emily Blunt in talks to play Mary Poppins for Disney sequel

When Disney announced plans to proceed with a MARY POPPINS sequel late last year that would take place 20 years after the 1964 Julie Andrews film and borrow heavily from the P.L. Travers novels, movie lovers everywhere began fan casting who it was they thought would best fit the role and no matter where you turned, Emily Blunt seemed to top the list. The Mouse appears to have...
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Disney is going to re-live-action another Mary Poppins

We already know that Disney is on this massive kick of turning their classic animated films into live-action movies. It's a genius way for them to keep mining these well-known properties for fresh box office dollars, and I wish I was the one who thought of it, because instead of writing this, I'd be laughing all the way to the bank. However, I don't know that I ever saw the...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Avatar, Hellboy, Robocop, X-Men

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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Review: Into the Woods

PLOT: Based on the 1987 musical of the same name, INTO THE WOODS brings several fairy tales - including Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel and Little Red Riding Hood - to vivid life and combines them into one convoluted story. REVIEW: The good news for fans of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 's classic musical INTO THE WOODS is that, despite the involvement of...
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New trailer for Disney's Into the Woods starring Meryl Streep & Emily Blunt

Disney has released a new trailer for INTO THE WOODS, their upcoming big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award–winning Broadway musical, and if you're one of those people who was bummed there wasn't any singing in the first trailer, you'll be happy now there is a bunch in this new one. The trailer features a preview of Meryl Streep 's...
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Hear Meryl Streep and Anna Kendrick sing in this Into the Woods featurette

INTO THE WOODS is Disney's big budget musical opening this Christmas and the type of tentpole film designed specifically for Oscar consideration. Like LES MISERABLES before it, INTO THE WOODS is based on a Broadway play that has had a long road to the big screen. With a huge cast of stars including Johnny Depp , Meryl Streep , Anna Kendrick , Chris Pine , Emily Blunt , and more, it...
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Johnny Depp's Wolf revealed from Into the Woods

The teaser trailer for INTO THE WOODS featured some nice melodies and a good chunk of the cast but one of biggest names was MIA. Now the look of Johnny Depp 's wolf character from the tale of Little Red Riding Hood has been revealed in this week's series of Entertainment Weekly covers. You can check 'em out below. The design of the wolf looks to be right...
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Into the Woods poster showcases Meryl Streep and a wall of text

It's been a few months since the first trailer for the fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS hit the net, and now a new poster is here to remind you that this flick is being released this Christmas. There's been some controversial talk on what's been removed or toned down for the cinematic version, but I think they're attempting to make you forget all of that with the...
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