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Disney Officially Announces "Mary Poppins" Sequel Starring Emily Blunt

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Back in February, it was rumoured that Disney was in talks to produce a sequel to its beloved 1964 film, Mary Poppins, and that Emily Blunt would star in the title role.

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Pictured: A mock-up of what the movie will definitely look like.

But the most exciting news is that Emily Blunt will star alongside Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda, who will play Jack, a lamplighter who didn't appear in the original.

The film will be a sequel to the original, and will show Mary Poppins visiting an older Jane and Michael, the latter of whom now has children of his own.

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"Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives," a spokesperson for Disney told the BBC.

One thing's for sure: Christmas 2018 can't come quick enough! 🌂

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