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Home Alone To Be Reimagined

'Home Alone' is to be rebooted. Disney have confirmed the 1990 Christmas classic - which stars Macaulay Culkin and Joe Pesci - will be reworked, as will 'Night at the Museum' and 'Diary of a...

Jodie Comer Has Crush On Dick Van Dyke

Jodie Comer has a crush on Dick Van Dyke.The 'Killing Eve' actress admitted she ''wished'' she could have introduced herself to the 93-year-old 'Mary Poppins' legend when they were both at an awards ceremony earlier...

Emily Blunt On The Moment Mary Poppins Legacy Sunk In

Emily Blunt says looking into Dick Van Dyke's eyes made her Mary Poppins role really sink in.The 'Mary Poppins Return's star took on the iconic role of P.L. Travers' magical nanny - which was made...

Emily Blunt Thanks Julie Andrews For Mary Poppins Freedom

Emily Blunt says it was ''so gracious'' of Dame Julie Andrews to let her make Mary Poppins her own.The 'Devil Wears Prada' actress was ''scared'' about taking on the iconic role of the nanny in...

Lin-manuel Miranda's Accent Doubts

Lin-Manuel Miranda didn't want to go ''full Cockney'' in 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 38-year-old actor portrays Jack, the former apprentice to the original movie's Bert, and though he didn't want to subject himself to the ridicule...

Dick Van Dyke's Career Approach Has Harmed His Earnings

Dick Van Dyke thinks his passion for ''family-oriented entertainment'' has cost him a lot of money during his career.The 93-year-old star - who is synonymous with family-friendly fun - has claimed that his insistence on...

Dick Van Dyke's British Accent Has Haunted Him For '60 Years'

Dick Van Dyke has been ridiculed for his attempt at a British accent for ''60 years''.The 93-year-old actor has been widely mocked for his Cockney accent in 1964's 'Mary Poppins', and prior to his cameo...

Emily Blunt Would Jump At Mary Poppins Returns Sequel

Emily Blunt would love to do a sequel to 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 35-year-old actress has admitted she would jump at the chance to reprise the role of the ''bizarre'' and ''magical'' nanny again.Asked if she...

Dick Van Dyke Had Mary Poppins Returns Doubts

Dick Van Dyke had ''some misgivings'' about 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 93-year-old actor has reprised his role as Bert, 54 years after the original movie was released, and he admitted he wasn't initially sure a sequel...

Emily Blunt Kept An Umbrella From Mary Poppins Returns

Emily Blunt has kept an umbrella from the set of 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 35-year-old actress revealed that she stole one of the umbrellas that her enchanting character uses as a flying device from the set...

Lin-manuel Miranda Says Emily Blunt Is The 'Perfect' Mary Poppins

Lin-Manuel Miranda thinks Emily Blunt is the ''perfect'' Mary Poppins.The 38-year-old actor stars alongside Emily in 'Mary Poppins Returns' and Lin-Manuel has hailed the Hollywood star as the best possible candidate for the coveted role.Speaking...

Ben Whishaw Hopes Mary Poppins Returns 'Honours' The Original

Ben Whishaw felt a pressure to ''honour'' the original 'Mary Poppins' movie with the new sequel.The 38-year-old actor stars as Michael Banks in the Rob Marshall-directed movie, and Ben has admitted he was eager to...

Dick Van Dyke Paid For Mary Poppins Role

Dick Van Dyke had to pay for his second role in 'Mary Poppins'.The 92-year-old actor is known for his portrayal of chimney sweep Bert in the 1964 movie but he also portrayed banker Mr. Dawes...

Lin-manuel Miranda Wants To Be Energetic Like Dick Van Dyke At His Age

Lin-Manuel Miranda hopes to be as energetic as Dick Van Dyke when he is 91.The 'Mary Poppins Return's actor was in awe of the high energy of his elderly co-star - who appeared in the...

Lena Waithe Wants To Make Mary Tyler Moore Biopic

Lena Waithe wants to make a Mary Tyler Moore biopic.The 33-year-old actress and screenwriter made her big screen debut in Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One', and Waithe has revealed her dream is to helm a...

Jerry Van Dyke Dies Aged 86

Jerry Van Dyke has died aged 86.The comedian - who is the younger brother of legendary actor Dick Van Dyke - passed away at his ranch in Arkansas on Friday (05.01.18).His wife Shirley, who was...

Rose Marie Dies Aged 94

Rose Marie Guy has passed away aged 94.The star of 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' and 'The Doris Day Show' died on Thursday (28.12.17) in Van Nuys, California, according to a statement posted on her...

Dame Julie Walters Says Dick Van Dyke Is Full Of Energy

Dame Julie Walters says Dick Van Dyke has been able to dance ''all day'' on the set of 'Mary Poppins Returns' and is ''full of energy''.The 67-year-old actress plays housekeeper Ellen in the reboot of...

Dame Julie Walters Slams Gender Pay Gap

Dame Julie Walters has slammed the gender gap in the movie business.Last week, the BBC were forced to reveal the pay of their employees and the information has caused a lot of controversy as many...

Dick Van Dyke Apologises For "Atrocious" Cockney Accent In 'Mary Poppins'

It’s only taken 53 years, but veteran Mary Poppins star Dick Van Dyke has at last offered an apology for what he called “the most atrocious cockney accent in the history of cinema”.There were a...

Dick Van Dyke Had Accent Help

Dick Van Dyke had a dialect coach ''practically handcuffed'' to him on the set of 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 91-year-old actor faced much mockery for his British accent in the original movie - in which he...

Julie Andrews Won't Appear In Mary Poppins Returns

Julie Andrews is ''100 per cent behind'' 'Mary Poppins Returns' - but won't appear in it.The 81-year-old actress - who played the magical nanny in the 1964 musical fantasy film - is backing the forthcoming...

Stanley Tucci's Upset Over No Mary Poppins Returns Role

Stanley Tucci is disappointed his sister-in-law Emily Blunt hasn't got him a part in 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 56-year-old actor has revealed his favourite Disney film is 'Mary Poppins' and when he discovered his wife Felicity...

Angela Lansbury To Star In Mary Poppins Returns

Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 91-year-old actress is the latest addition to director Rob Marshall's upcoming musical sequel, which will star Emily Blunt in the title role.According to the Hollywood...

Here's What We Know So Far About 'Mary Poppins Returns'

Production has commenced on the highly anticipated Mary Poppins Returns and Walt Disney Studios have finally revealed some exciting plot details.Filming is currently underway at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England and the musical is scheduled...

Dick Van Dyke Pens Touching Tribute To Mary Tyler Moore

Dick Van Dyke has paid a touching tribute to Mary Tyler Moore.The late actress - who died aged 80 on Wednesday (25.01.17) got her big break as the actor's wife on 'The Dick Van Dyke...

Dick Van Dyke Offers Heartfelt Tribute To Tv Wife Mary Tyler Moore

The TV icon landed her big break when she was cast as the Mary Poppins star's wife Laura on The DICk Van Dyke Show in 1961, and the TV couple became real-life pals....

Mary Tyler Moore Dies Aged 80

Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80.The late Hollywood legend's publicist, Mara Buxbaum, said in a statement that she passed away on Wednesday (25.01.17) after a long battle with diabetes with her...

Dick Van Dyke To Make Cameo In Mary Poppins Returns

The 91-year-old actor, who played chimney sweep Bert in the 1964 Disney original, has revealed that he has agreed to join the cast of the new movie. "This one supposedly takes place 20 years later...

Who Will Dick Van Dyke Play In 'Mary Poppins Returns'?

Dick Van Dyke has confirmed rumours that he will make a cameo appearance in 'Mary Poppins Returns' and will be returning to the UK to begin shooting next year. While he won't be reprising his...

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