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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,...

Julie Andrews Recalls Falling From Harness During Mary Poppins Stunt

The 81-year-old actress was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, when she recalled her days on the set of the 1964 Oscar-winning film, which starred Andrews as the singing magical nanny employed...

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...

Allison Williams' Work Saves Her From 'Spiral Of Anxiety'

Allison Williams' hectic work life has saved her from a ''spiral of anxiety''. The 28-year-old actress, who is known for playing Marnie Michaels in the popular series 'Girls' and has been cast in an upcoming...

Dick Van Dyke Confirms Mary Poppins Return

Dick Van Dyke will star in 'Mary Poppins Returns'. The 91-year-old actor portrayed jack-of-all-trades Bert in the classic 1964 musical movie, and he has confirmed he will return for the sequel, admitting he has been...

Dick Van Dyke: 'No One' Told Me My Mary Poppins Accent Was Bad

Dick Van Dyke says ''no-one said anything'' about his accent in 'Mary Poppins'.The 90-year-old actor famously played Bert in the 1964 musical movie alongside Julie Andrews - who starred as the titular Mary Poppins -...

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...

Carol Burnett And Julie Andrews Caught 'Kissing' By Former U.s. First Lady

The actresses were staying in the same hotel after travelling to Washington, D.C. to perform for former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson in the 1960s, and Julie invited Carol to join her for...

Julie Andrews Gave New Mary Poppins Emily Blunt Her Stamp Of Approval

Emily Blunt has some very big shoes to fill when she steps into the role of Mary Poppins in the upcoming Mary Poppins Returns. But the actress, who will begin filming the sequel early next...

Meryl Streep To Join Mary Poppins Returns

Meryl Streep is set to join the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns'.The Oscar-winning actress is said to be in talks to take on the role of Mary's cousin, Topsy, who didn't appear in the 1964...

Julie Andrews: I Am Devastated To Hear Of Garry's Passing

Dame Julie Andrews has been left ''devastated'' by Garry Marshall's death.The 80-year-old actress worked with the filmmaker - who passed away aged 81 from pneumonia complications on Tuesday (19.07.16) - on 'The Princess Diaries' with...

Netflix Announces Julie Andrews Will Front Puppet-based Kids Show

Julie Andrews has landed her first starring role in nearly ten years courtesy of Netflix. The streaming giant is teaming her up with The Jim Henson Company for a new puppet-based show aimed at pre-schoolers....

Julie Andrews Creating And Starring In Children's Show For Netflix

The Sound of Music star was last seen on the small screen in 2004's Great Performances, but she'll return for her new series, Julie's Greenroom, in which the 80-year-old will play Ms. Julie,...

Garry Marshall Boosts Hopes Of The Princess Diaries Sequel

The first film, released in 2001, featured a young Anne as awkward teenager Mia, who finds out that she is the heir to the throne of fictional country Genovia, with Julie Andrews starring...

New Mary Poppins Movie Won't Be A Remake

Disney's new 'Mary Poppins' movie won't be a remake of the 1964 original.Director Rob Marshall has revealed the plot of the much-discussed new movie is based on the books by P.L. Travers, but will be...

Julie Andrews: It's The Right Time To Remake Mary Poppins

Julie Andrews says ''it's time'' for the 'Mary Poppins' movie to be remade.The 80-year-old actress earned the Best Actress Oscar for her performance as the titular nanny who uses magic and an umbrella to fly...

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...

Sam Smith Battling Cold

Sam Smith is suffering from a terrible cold.The 'Like I Can' hitmaker wishes he could be ''snuggled under his duvet'' whilst he recuperates from the virus, only weeks after he started singing again following a...

Sam Smith's 'Blessing In Disguise'

Sam Smith's throat operation was a ''blessing in disguise''.The 'Lay Me Down' hitmaker has been trying hard to turn his recent surgery into a positive, admitting it has made him more ''scared than normal'' but...

Julie Andrews To Direct My Fair Lady

The actress/singer, who originated the role of Eliza Doolittle on Broadway in 1956, is heading back to the show as a director to take charge of an upcoming 60th anniversary production at the...

Is ‘The Princess Diaries 3’ Happening?

We were all so excited when it was seemingly confirmed The Princess Diaries 3 was in the works. Sadly, we were soon disappointed when sources close to Disney claimed the project, contrary to the information...

Disney Bosses Shoot Down Princess Diaries 3 Reports

Reports of a new film swirled last week (14Jun15), when actress Heather Matarazzo took to Twitter.com and hinted that Princess Diaries fans might have reason to rejoice soon. However, sources tell Variety...

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