Mary Poppins Returns Stars Celebrate Premiere as New Preview is Released!

As Mary Poppins Returns celebrates premieres around the globe we have been treated to another clip from the movie to build our anticipation and excitement levels even more!

Chris O’Dowd, Emily Mortimer, Ben Whishaw, Nathanael Saleh, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Joel Dawson, Rob Marshall, Pixie Davies, Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Jeremy Swift, Tarik Frimpong and Jim Norton at the European Premiere of Disney’s “MARY POPPINS RETURNS” at the Royal Albert Hall in London, UK on Wednesday, 12th December 2018.

The film, and stars of the film, have all been nominated for Golden Globe Awards and Emily Blunt has been nominated for a SAG Award. In addition, the American Film Institute has named Mary Poppins Returns one of the Top 10 Films of the Year.

The new clip features Emily Blunt’s Mary Poppins and the next generation of the Banks children getting ready for a journey into imagination.

ABC viewers on the West Coast will be treated to a re-airing of a special edition of the ABC show 20/20 on  December 25th. The hour-long show is dedicated to Mary Poppins Returns. The special will feature interviews with Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda. During the show Blunt and Miranda discuss the responsibility and joy they felt at stepping into their characters and the iconic world of Mary Poppins.

The special also features a one-on-one conversation between Dick Van Dyke and Miranda discussing Mary Poppins Returns and Van Dyke’s excitement to share the Mary Poppins magic with a new generation.

View a clip of the show below.

The hour includes interviews with cast and crew from Mary Poppins Returns including director Rob Marshall; composer Marc Shaiman; lyricist Scott Wittman; Pixie Davies and Joel Dawson, actors who play the Banks children; costume designer Sandy Powell; character designer James Woods; and animator James Baxter.

In addition, you’ll also see interviews with Karen Dotrice, the actress who played Jane Banks in the original Mary Poppins; and Jeff Kurtti, a Disney historian and author.

West Coast viewers can enjoy the re-airing of the special on Tuesday, Dec. 25 (10 – 11 p.m. PST), on ABC. The show aired in other regions of the country on November 22.

How excited are you for the release of this movie? Let us know in the comments below!

Check out the latest Mary Poppins Returns merchandise we spotted on our visit to Hollywood Studios!

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Sarah has built a career in communications and marketing that started when she was the editor of her high school newspaper. She has written for since 2018, and enjoys sharing Disney news and updates with the AllEars community. She's been a Disney fan ever since her first visit to Walt Disney World when she was 5, and has been known to arrange trips around visiting a Disney park!

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