Lin-Manuel Miranda is currently costarring as Jack in “Mary Poppins Returns”, the holiday family musical from Walt Disney Pictures. But the Tony-winning composer’s latest role is far from Miranda’s first encounter with the Mouse. During a recent press event in Miami on the day of Mary Poppins Returns‘s release, our reporter participated in a roundtable discussion where Lin-Manuel Miranda shared his thoughts about a number of other Disney-related movies, including “Moana”, “The Little Mermaid”, and “Guardians of the Galaxy”.
“Mary Poppins” is renowned for its iconic and award-winning soundtrack, written by Disney Legends Richard and Robert Sherman. The brothers pushed their limits, inventing words and tongue twisters to bring the story to life.
Decades later, Walt Disney Studios is tasked with concocting a follow-up soundtrack for the sequel “Mary Poppins Returns” – and it exceeds all expectations.
“Mary Poppins” is a treasured film, one that has been lovingly passed down from generation to generation. A healthy part of its charm lies in Julie Andrews’ unforgettable portrayal of the enigmatic English nanny.
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