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Daveed Diggs Set To Join The Little Mermaid

Daveed Diggs is in talks to join the new adaptation of 'The Little Mermaid.'The 'Hamilton' star is in line to voice Sebastian, the crab who is instructed to watch over Princess Ariel and sings the...

Harry Styles Turns Down Little Mermaid

Harry Styles has ''respectfully declined'' the role of Prince Eric in 'The Little Mermaid'.The 'Sign of the Times' singer - who made his movie debut in 2017's 'Dunkirk' - had been in talks to star...

Halle Bailey's 'Dream' Role

Halle Bailey's role in 'The Little Mermaid' is a ''dream come true''.The 19-year-old singer-and-actress was unveiled as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live action take on the fairy tale and she couldn't be happier.Halle shared a...

Halle Bailey For The Little Mermaid

Halle Bailey is to star as Ariel in Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'.The 19-year-old singer and actress has been cast as the Disney princess in the upcoming live action movie, directed by Rob Marshall.He said: ''After...

Awkwafina And Jacob Tremblay In Talks For The Little Mermaid

Awkwafina and Jacob Tremblay are in talks for 'The Little Mermaid'.The 'Ocean's 8' star and the 'Room' actor are both reportedly making deals to voice roles in the upcoming live-action adaptation of the Disney cartoon...

Emily Blunt's Awards Snub

Rob Marshall says Emily Blunt was robbed during awards nominations.The 'Mary Poppins Returns' director is livid that Emily did not receive any major acting nominations for her role in the update of the classic film...

Mary Poppins Returns Bath Tub Scene Done Without Cgi

Emily Blunt's magical bath tub stunt in 'Mary Poppins Returns' was filmed without CGI.A new video by Disney, which has gone viral online, has revealed that the part where the 35-year-old actress' titular alter-ego falls...

Mary Poppins Returns Follow-up 'In The Pipeline'

A 'Mary Poppins Returns' follow-up film is in the pipeline. Director Rob Marshall has admitted discussion about another movie is in the ''early stages'', with Emily Blunt expected to return as the titular star if...

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...

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...

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...

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 Conquered Fears During Mary Poppins

Emily Blunt conquered her fears while filming 'Mary Poppins Returns'. The 35-year-old actress used to have a huge fear of singing and flying but revealed she managed to overcome both of those for her performance...

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...

Emily Blunt 'Completely Shocked' To Be First Choice For Mary Poppins

Emily Blunt was ''completely shocked'' and ''slightly terrified'' when she found out she was the first choice for Mary Poppins.The 'Devil Wears Prada' actress was so taken back by director Rob Marshall asking her to...

Emily Blunt Wants More Mary Poppins

Emily Blunt ''would pay'' to make another 'Mary Poppins' movie.The 35-year-old actress portrays the magical nanny - who was originally played by Dame Julie Andrews in 1964 - in the upcoming 'Mary Poppins Returns' and...

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...

John Krasinski Would Love To Be In Marvel Or Dc Film

John Krasinski would love to star in a Marvel or DC movie.The 38-year-old actor was originally in the running to play Steve Rogers aka Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and was even asked...

Rosamund Pike Wanted Mary Poppins Role

Rosamund Pike wrote to Rob Marshall to ask to play Mary Poppins.The 39-year-old actress - who has sons Solo five, and Atom, three, with partner Robie Uniacke - felt it was worth reaching out to...

Penelope Cruz To Be Honoured At Cesar Awards

Penelope Cruz is to receive an honorary prize at the 43nd Cesar Awards in Paris, France.The 43-year-old actress will be recognised for her incredible cinema career by France's Academy of Arts and Techniques of Cinema...

John Krasinski Forgot Emily Blunt Was His Wife

John Krasinski forgot Emily Blunt was his wife when he was directing her in 'A Quiet Place'.'The Office' star directs and stars in the upcoming supernatural and when he was controlling Blunt in her scenes...

Rob Marshall In Line To Direct The Little Mermaid

Rob Marshall is currently the top choice to direct Disney's live-action remake of 'The Little Mermaid'.The 57-year-old filmmaker - who helmed Academy Award winning 'Chicago' and recently directed 'Mary Poppins Returns' - looks to be...

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...

Colin Firth In Mary Poppins Talks

Colin Firth is in talks to join the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns'. The 56-year-old actor has entered negotiations about the role of William Weatherall Wilkins, president of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank, in the forthcoming film,...

Emily Blunt: 'Mary Poppins Film Is Still Up In The Air'

The British actress recently emerged as the frontrunner for the revamp of the beloved 1964 musical, which is to be directed by Rob Marshall, but it appears she still hasn't signed on to...

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...

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...

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