Mary Poppins, the magical whimsical nanny, is back on Cherry Tree Lane after 54 years in the sequel “Mary Poppins Returns,” starring Emily Blunt. The versatile English actress has portrayed an incredible range of characters from a no-nonsense magazine assistant in “The Devil Wears Prada” to a lonely alcoholic in “Girl on the Train.” Her musical talents were on display in the film adaptation of “Into the Woods,” directed by Academy Award-nominated director Rob Marshall.(MORE: The new 'Mary Poppins' trailer is supercalifragilisticexpialidocious) Marshall’s incredibly impressive resume includes “Memoirs of a Geisha,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” and the movie musical “Chicago” that won Academy Award for Best Picture in 2002. After Marshall was approached by Disney to do a sequel to Mary Poppins, he says casting the iconic part was actually an easy decision. “I could only … [Read more...] about ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ star Emily Blunt felt ‘a combination of panic and joy’ when cast as the iconic nanny
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Awards season is officially underway and "Mary Poppins Returns" has lots to be excited about early on with four Golden Globe nominations. Interested in Golden Globes? Add Golden Globes as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Golden Globes news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Golden Globes Add Interest Journalists from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association gathered in Southern California on Thursday to announce the nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The magical Disney sequel was nominated in the following categories: Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, Best Original Score in a motion picture, Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy and Best Actor in a Film Comedy or Musical. The two top-billed stars of the film Emily Blunt and Lin Manuel Miranda both received nominations for best actress and actor respectively. Blunt steps into the magical nanny's shoes and Miranda co-stars as Jack, an optimistic lamplighter who accompanies Mary Poppins and … [Read more...] about ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ Lin Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt score Golden Globes nominations
Emily Blunt channels the beloved British nanny Mary Poppins in the highly-anticipated movie, "Mary Poppins Returns." Blunt, who's already been nominated for a Golden Globe and two SAG awards, was director Rob Marshall's first and only choice to take on the role. But the actress said she didn't go back and re-watch the original starring Julie Andrews. "Julie Andrews is so beautifully brilliant in that first one and I didn't want to sort of be intimidated by it and by what she did," Blunt said Monday on "Good Morning America." "And so I just decided to read the books --she's quite different in the books so I just took it from there."In one week, see the film that critics are calling “practically perfect”! #MaryPoppinsReturns pic.twitter.com/eMK4y77oFw— Walt Disney Studios (@DisneyStudios) December 12, 2018 While filming, Blunt got to work with the legendary Dick Van Dyke, who appeared in the 1964 Mary Poppins movie with Andrews. "He's got more energy than … [Read more...] about Emily Blunt on ‘Mary Poppins Returns’: ‘Most people cry when they see this film’
Nominations have closed for people and parties wanting to stand in next month's general election.The Conservatives and Labour will be fighting all 40 seats in Wales.Plaid Cymru will be standing in 36 seats and the Lib Dems 32 as part of a pro-Remain alliance.The Brexit Party will be fighting 32 seats after deciding not to contest those won by the Tories in 2017, while the Greens are putting up 18 candidates.UKIP, which stood in 32 Welsh seats at the 2017 general election, said it had decided not to put up any candidates in Wales this time.A number of independents and other parties will also be standing for election on 12 December.The total number of candidates in Wales is 216, compared with 213 in 2017.AberavonCaptain Beany - IndependentGlenda Davies - Brexit PartyGiorgia Finney - GreenNigel Hunt - Plaid CymruSheila Kingston-Jones - Lib DemStephen Kinnock - LabourCharlotte Jean Lang - ConservativeAberconwyJason Edwards - Lib DemLisa Goodier - Plaid CymruRobin Millar - Conservative … [Read more...] about General election 2019: Who are the candidates in Wales?
Nominations have closed for people and parties wanting to stand in the general election on 12 December.The SNP, Scottish Conservatives, Scottish Labour and Scottish Liberal Democrats will be fielding candidates in all 59 constituencies in Scotland. The Scottish Greens have 22 candidates, and the Brexit Party will have 15.There are also a a number of independent candidates and other parties standing for election across the country. Here is the full list of candidates for each seat, listed alphabetically.Aberdeen NorthNurul Hoque Ali - Scottish LabourKirsty Blackman - SNPIsobel Davidson - Scottish Lib DemsRyan Houghton - Scottish ConservativeGuy Ingerson - Scottish Green PartySeb Leslie - Brexit PartyAberdeen SouthStephen Mark Flynn - SNPDouglas Aaron Lumsden - Scottish ConservativeShona Simpson - Scottish LabourIan Yuill - Scottish Lib DemsAirdrie & ShottsWilliam Peter Maurice Crossman - Scottish Lib DemsNeil Charles Gray - SNPHelen Margaret McFarlane - Scottish LabourRosemary … [Read more...] about General election 2019: Who is standing in Scotland?
By & by Corinne Heller | Sun., 9 Jun. 2019 3:08 PM Share Tweet Email move close Now PlayingUp NextWhy James Corden Is Nervous to Host 2019 Tony Awards It's almost time for the 2019 Tony Awards!On Sunday, stars such as Judith Light, Regina King, Laura Linney and Aaron Tveit hit the red carpet at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, where the ceremony takes place.Light, a two-time Tony winner, is being honored this year with the Isabelle Stevenson Award for her work to find a cure for HIV/AIDS and her support for LGBTQ+ and human rights.The Late Late Show host and seasoned performer James Corden is hosting the ceremony for the second time, after making his debut as the Tonys host in 2016, when he helped get the televised event its highest ratings in 15 years.Presenters include Tina Fey, Danai Gurira, Sara Bareillies, Josh Groban, Darren Criss, Kristen Chenoweth, Abigail Breslin, Ben Platt, Marisa … [Read more...] about Tony Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive