Los Angeles: Actress Emily Mortimer is set tostar in Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns”.
The British actress will share screen with Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda in the sequel to 1964’s “Mary Poppins,” reported Variety.
Mortimer,44, will portray the now-grown Jane Banks, who was one of the children Mary Poppins looked after in the original fantasy movie.
Meanwhile, the grown-up version of Jane Banks’ brother Michael is set to be played by Ben Whishaw.
Blunt will portray the titular character, while “Hamilton” star Miranda will play a new character, a street lamplighter named Jack.
The story set in Depression-era London, follows a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, who along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. PTI
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