Go Inside the Making of Mary Poppins Returns's "Trip a Little Light Fantastic"
Walt Disney Studios has released a new featurette that takes viewers behind the scenes of Mary Poppins Returns's most dance-y number, "Trip a Little Light Fantastic." Join stars Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt as they dive into the choreography.
Mary Poppins Returns features a screenplay by David Magee from a story by Magee, Marshall, and John DeLuca. The film stars Blunt as the title character, with Miranda, Meryl Streep, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Pixie Davies, Joel Dawson, Nathanael Saleh, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, and Angela Lansbury in supporting roles. Dick Van Dyke, who played Bert in the original film, also appears.
The story is described as follows: "In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives."
Rob Marshall's sequel to the classic 1964 musical was released on December 19.