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Julie Andrews Wins Venice Film Festival Career Achievement Award

Julie Andrews will receive the Golden Lion for Career Achievement at this year's Venice Film Festival.The 83-year-old actress - who is best known for her iconic roles in 'Mary Poppins' and 'The Sound of Music'...

Mandy Moore 'Down' For Third Princess Diaries Movie

Mandy Moore would ''be down'' for a third 'The Princess Diaries' movie. The 34-year-old actress played school bully Lana Thomas in the original 2001 film and despite not returning for the sequel 'The Princess Diaries...

Anne Hathaway: Princess Diaries 3 Has A Script

Anne Hathaway says ''there is a script'' for 'The Princess Diaries 3'.The 36-year-old actress hasn't starred as Princess Mia Thermopolis for more than a decade since 'The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement' was released back...

Emily Blunt's Mary Poppins Added 'Sharpness' To The Character

David Magee thinks Emily Blunt's portrayal of Mary Poppins included more of a ''sharpness'' then the original character. The director of 'Mary Poppins Returns' has admitted that in the reboot of the 1964 musical, the...

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...

Emily Blunt's Emotional Musical Performance

Emily Blunt found it ''virtually impossible'' to shoot her first musical number for 'Mary Poppins Returns' because she was so emotional.The 35-year-old actress - who has daughters Hazel, four, and Violet, two, with husband John...

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 Says Mary Poppins Offer Was 'Like A Marriage Proposal'

Emily Blunt says the offer to play Mary Poppins was like a marriage proposal.The 35-year-old actress - who is married to fellow Hollywood star John Krasinski - has opened up about the circumstances surrounding her...

Emily Blunt's Daughters Love Her Mary Poppins Voice

Emily Blunt's ''cool factor hits the sky'' when she does her Mary Poppins voice for her daughters.The 35-year-old actress has taken on the iconic role made famous by Dame Julie Andrews in the critically acclaimed...

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's Daughters Believed She Could Fly After Seeing Mary Poppins Returns

Emily Blunt's daughters believed she could fly after seeing her portray Mary Poppins. The 35-year-old actress - who has daughters Hazel, four, and Violet, two, with her husband John Krasinski - has admitted she disappointed...

Emily Blunt: Mary Poppins' Accent Made Singing Easier

Emily Blunt was able to overcome her fear of singing on screen in 'Mary Poppins Returns' thanks to the magical nanny's accent.The 35-year-old actress takes over the iconic role from Dame Julie Andrews in the...

Emily Blunt Loves Having Emotional Husband

Emily Blunt loves that John Krasinski is a ''bit of a crier''.The 35-year-old actress' spouse recently confessed he couldn't stop the tears from falling when he watched her in the title role of her new...

Dame Julie Andrews' Secret Aquaman Role

Dame Julie Andrews has a secret role in 'Aquaman'. The 83-year-old actress will voice ''the mythic Karathen, an undersea creature that holds the key to Arthur Curry's (Jason Momoa) quest to unite the Atlantean and...

Emily Blunt's Mary Poppins Nerves

Emily Blunt has tried to not get caught up in the ''white noise'' of playing Mary Poppins.The 35-year-old actress admits she was nervous about taking on the iconic role for 'Mary Poppins Returns' as she...

Emily Blunt Can't Wait For Her Kids To Watch Mary Poppins Returns

Emily Blunt thinks it is ''about time'' she did a kid-friendly movie for her children.The 35-year-old actress is excited that her kids - Hazel, four, and Violet, two - can finally watch a movie she...

Emily Blunt's Dancing Problems On Mary Poppins

Emily Blunt struggled with the dancing scenes in 'Mary Poppins Returns'. The 35-year-old actress has confessed the moves were a ''daunting prospect'' for her playing the titular magical nanny in Disney's upcoming sequel to 1964...

Rob Marshall: Mary Poppins Returns Required Emily Blunt's Talent

Director Rob Marshall says it would have been ''impossible'' to make 'Mary Poppins Returns' without Emily Blunt taking on the titular role.The 57-year-old filmmaker - whose credits include 'Into the Woods' and 'Chicago' - was...

Christopher Plummer Finds Weed 'Boring'

Christopher Plummer found marijuana ''so boring'' that it made him fall asleep.The 88-year-old actor plays drug dealer Jack Jaconi in upcoming road trip comedy drama 'Boundaries', and while he admitted he has smoked weed before,...

Emily Blunt Was Intimidated By Mary Poppins Role

Emily Blunt says it was ''scary'' being offered the part of Mary Poppins.The 35-year-old actress has taken on the role of the magical nanny in Disney's upcoming 'Mary Poppins Returns', but Blunt readily admits she...

Emily Blunt Thinks Mary Poppins Is 'Creepy'

Emily Blunt thinks Mary Poppins is ''creepy.''The 35-year-old actress is playing the iconic English nanny in an upcoming Disney film, but has admitted she finds her alter-ego slightly unnerving. Speaking on 'The Late Show', the...

Christopher Plummer Such A Fan Of The Sound Of Music

Christopher Plummer thinks 'The Sound of Music' is Dame Julie Andrews' most ''free and naked performance''.The 88-year-old Hollywood legend starred as Captain Von Trapp alongside Andrews, 82, as Maria in the Robert Wise-directed 1965 musical...

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 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...

Robert Redford Slams President Trump's Proposed Cuts To Public Arts

The Republican leader unveiled his first budget proposal last week (ends17Mar17), unveiling plans to defund organisations like the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and the...

Julie Andrews Pleads With Donald Trump Not To Cut Arts Funding

The 81-year-old actress and her daughter Emma Hamilton voiced their fears over Trump's suggestion that funding may be cut to organisations such as the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Endowment for the Arts and...

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...

My Fair Lady Broadway Revival In The Works

Tony-winner Bartlett Sher will direct the production, which will be staged at the Lincoln Center Theater beginning in March (18). My Fair Lady, the musical adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion,...

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