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Jennifer Lopez To Star In Bye Bye Birdie Television Musical

The 47-year-old singer will play Rosie DeLeon, the girlfriend of fictional rock star Conrad Birdie's manager Albert Peterson. When Birdie, a character originally inspired by the phenomenon that was Elvis Presley, is drafted into the...

Emily Blunt: 'It's A Gift To Give To My Kids That I Get To Be This Generation's Mary Poppins'

Emily Blunt's ''gift'' to her children was starring in 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The 33-year-old actress - who has daughters Hazel, two, and three-month-old Violet with her actor husband John Krasinski - has admitted being cast as...

Dick Van Dyke: 'I'd Love To Appear In Mary Poppins Sequel'

Mary Poppins Returns will be set 20 years after the original, as the grown-up Michael, originally portrayed by child star Matthew Garber, is attempting to cope after experiencing a personal loss. Emily...

Lin-manuel Miranda Opens Up About Mary Poppins Sequel Character

The Hamilton creator and former star has opened up about his exciting new film project, which features Emily Blunt as the magical nanny. "It's a straight up sequel," he tells Variety. "Michael...

Kardashian Family Surgeon Attacked On Tv By Dick Van Dyke

The Mary Poppins star has attacked Dr. Simon Ourian for allegedly botching his wife Arlene Silver's Lipofreeze, claiming he left her with painful and permanent scars that impaired the couple's wedding plans in...

Dick Van Dyke: 'I Won't Be Starring In Mary Poppins Sequel'

The 90-year-old actor revealed he isn't keen on a role in Disney's Mary Poppins Returns, the upcoming revival of the 1964 iconic movie which sees Emily Blunt taking on the role of the...

Hamilton Creator Eyed To Star In Mary Poppins Sequel

Executives at Disney are developing a revamp of Julie Andrews' classic 1964 musical, and last week (ends21Feb16), it was reported that Into the Woods star Blunt is in final negotiations to take on...

Publicist Murray Weissman Dies At 90

The veteran Hollywood publicist and awards show consultant passed away on Monday (29Dec15) at his home in Los Angeles, according to Variety.com. Weissman began his career as a publicity executive with...

Dick Van Dyke: 'I Should Be Dead'

The veteran actor turned 90 on Sunday (13Dec15) and admits luck played a big part in his longevity, because he didn't look after his health at the beginning of his career. "I...

Dick Van Dyke Joins Flash Mob To Mark 90th Birthday

The movie veteran starred as chimney sweep Bert in the 1964 family film, opposite Julie Andrews as the titular nanny, and he revisited the role on the eve of his age milestone as...

Dick Van Dyke Turning Childhood Home Into Foundation Offices

The Mary Poppins actor recently discovered his old family house in Danville, Illinois had been condemned by local officials, who were unaware of the actor's links to the place. He recalled having...

Emily Blunt Feels Intimated By Mary Poppins Role

Emily Blunt would be scared to play Mary Poppins.The 32-year-old actress has been heavily linked the iconic role in a planned Disney remake, but has insisted she's yet to agree a deal with the studio...

Emily Blunt 'Offered Mary Poppins Role'

Emily Blunt has reportedly been offered the role of Mary Poppins in the Disney remake.The 32-year-old actress - whose previous film credits include 'Into The Woods' and 'The Devil Wears Prada' - is wanted by...

Disney Are Making A New ‘Mary Poppins’ Film, Set 20 Years After The Original

Disney are planning to make a new Mary Poppins film. The upcoming film will not be a remake of the much beloved original but will take place 20 years later when the magical nanny has...

Rob Marshall To Direct Mary Poppins Reboot?

Rob Marshall could be set to direct Disney's 'Mary Poppins' reboot.The 'Into the Woods' filmmaker has agreed to team up with the studio once again to work on its planned remake of the classic 1964...

Dick Van Dyke's Childhood Home Set For Demolition

City officials had no idea of the significance of the Danville house when they voted to condemn the property in December (14), three years after its last owner died, but it has since...

Dick Van Dyke's Mary Poppins Jacket Fetches $64,000 At Auction

The famous striped jacket worn by Dick Van Dyke in Disney classic Mary Poppins has sold for $64,000 (£40,000) at auction.The multi-coloured blazer, sported by Van Dyke when the characters jump into a chalk sidewalk...

Dick Van Dyke To Release Memoir About Ageing Close To 90th Birthday

Actor Dick Van Dyke has teamed up with producer Harvey Weinstein to release a memoir about ageing to coincide with his 90th birthday.The Mary Poppins star's Keep Moving: And Other Tips About Old Age will...

Mary Poppins Jacket Up For Auction

A famous striped jacket sported by Dick Van Dyke in kids' classic Mary Poppins is expected to fetch more than $60,000 (£37,500) at auction this week (beg15Dec14).The garish blazer is the star lot at Profiles...

Steve Carell's 'Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day' Aims For Family Audiences

It's taken quite a while for a film adaptation of the beloved children's book to appear, perhaps because its title is rather cumbersome: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. But there...

Dick Van Dyke Honoured At Princess Grace Awards

Veteran actor Dick Van Dyke was handed the top honour at the 2014 Princess Grace Awards Gala on Wednesday (08Oct14) to celebrate his outstanding career achievements and philanthropic efforts.The Mary Poppins star was handed the...

Julie Andrews And Dick Van Dyke Reunite At Saving Mr. Banks Premiere

Mary Poppins stars Dame Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke reunited on the red carpet on Monday night (09Dec13) as they turned out to watch Tom Hanks' new movie about the making of their Disney...

Dick Van Dyke Back Behind The Wheel After Freeway Fire Drama

Hollywood veteran Dick Van Dyke is back behind the wheel of a new Jaguar just days after his former luxury vehicle was destroyed by fire on California's 101 freeway.The 87-year old Mary Poppins star was...

A Week In News: Tributes For Lee Thompson Young, Samantha Shannon's Bright Future And One Direction Assert Their Dominance

The Only Way Is Up: As if it ever needed confirming that One Direction are the biggest pop group in the world, 80,000 fans turned up at the premiere of the boys' new movie This...

Dick Van Dyke And Wife Joke About Burnt Out Car Following Freeway Fire

Dick Van Dyke was involved in a potentially serious car accident on Sunday (28th August) when his car caught fire. Van Dyke was driving down the 101 freeway in Los Angeles when he was forced...

Actor Dick Van Dyke Narrowly Misses Roadside Inferno, Rescued By Random Passerby

87-year-old iconic actor Dick Van Dyke was in a serious traffic accident earlier today. The news of Van Dyke’s crash and his quick rescue by passerby Jason Pennington was first reported by TMZ. According to...

Dick Van Dyke Jokes About Fiery Car Drama

Mary Poppins star Dick Van Dyke is making light of his car fire drama, joking on Twitter.com that he's keen to sell his burned-out Jaguar.The 87-year-old Tv and movie veteran was dragged out of his...

Dick Van Dyke's Jaguar Explodes Into Flames, Actor Pulled To Safety

Dick Van Dyke's Jaguar burst into flames on the Los Angeles freeway on Monday evening (August 19, 2013), leaving the legendary 87-year-old narrowly avoiding disaster. According to TMZ.com, a guy named Jason Pennington was driving...

Dick Van Dyke Escapes Burning Car

Dick Van Dyke escaped from a burning car yesterday (19.08.13).The 'Diagnosis Murder' actor was pulled from his Jaguar vehicle by a passer-by just before it turned into a fireball after he had stopped on the...

Dick Van Dyke Cheats Death In Car Fire

Veteran actor Dick Van Dyke narrowly avoided death on Monday (19Aug13) when he was dragged out of his car moments before it burst into flames on a Los Angeles freeway.Passing motorist Jason Pennington pulled the...

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