Issue 54 (November) : Aquaman

Feature Story

Emily Blunt is the NewMary Poppins

t has been 54 years since Robert Stevenson’s original Mary Poppins swept onto our screens with an umbrella on hand. Right during the time of the Great Depression in 1930s, the idea of having a darker

backdrop in which hope could reappear from the skies gave birth to the marvelously magical nanny of all time. It is plain to say that we all had a share of nostalgia in many ways. From the characters to the singing and dancing, the film has sort of seared itself into our memory. Now, after decades away from the spotlight, the world’s favorite nanny is returning to the big screen to bring the classic musical that remains the spoonful of sugar that audiences crave. And when it comes to reviving perhaps the most beloved nanny in the entire history of literature and cinema, Disney is bringing Emily Blunt to take on the iconic role this time. MaryPoppinsReturns is a sequel toanuntouchable Disney live-action-animation classic made famous by Julie Andrews’ role as the enigmatic and magical nanny that earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress. Blunt acknowledges the high bar set by Andrews and is honest about the challenge

TEXT BY JOSEPH ADAMS

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