Last month, in February, Disney released its first trailer for their upcoming film, Mary Poppins Returns. Though magical, the trailer really tells us nothing, and yet, reveals enough. 

All we learn from the trailer is that Mary does indeed return, and it's delightful to see her again. Then that's about it. That said, the marketing strategy behind the teaser is wise. It teases the viewer just enough to raise curiosity, but also keeps us wanting to know more. luckily, a synopsis tells us a little bit more about the story. 

The film is a sequel that returns Mary to the lives of the Banks family during the Great Depression (the original setting of the novels). Michael and Jane Banks are again in need of their former nanny's assistance, only this time, adulthood presents much different challenges. Though set during a dark time in history, the story appears to have plenty of sweet, and touching moments in store. 

The cast consists of Emily Blunt, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Colin First is even rumored to be among the cast! This leads me to wonder what role he might play. 

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When you think of your childhood, attached to some of those memories are the Disney stories that enchanted us. With that childlike wonder and awe, we sat in front of the TV watching classics like Beauty and the Beast or 101 Dalmatians. (I even have photographic proof I did.) Even classics that weren’t in my era were part of my movie-going experience. Films like Mary Poppins starring the classy Julie Andrews. Continue Reading on Silver Petticoat →