On this morning's TODAY, Julie Andrews revealed she's 'a huge fan' of Emily Blunt, who will play Mary Poppins in the upcoming sequel to Andrews' iconic film. 'She's real and fun and very talented,' gushed the legendary star. - From BroadwayWorld.com
Later, Andrews spoke with Al Roker, Jenna Bush-Hager and Sheinelle Jones about the possibility of her making a cameo in the highly anticipated movie.
...It is about the same character and other aspects that she did in her life." Watch the appearances below!
In the story, Michael (Whishaw) and Jane (Mortimer) are now grown up, with Michael, his three children and their housekeeper, Ellen (Walters), living on Cherry Tree Lane.
After Michael suffers a personal loss, the enigmatic nanny Mary Poppins (Blunt) re-enters the lives of the Banks family, and, along with the optimistic street lamplighter Jack (Miranda), uses her unique magical skills to help THE FAMILY rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
Mary Poppins also introduces the children to a new assortment of colorful and whimsical characters, including her eccentric cousin, Topsy (Streep).