Angela Lansbury Joins ‘Mary Poppins’ Reboot
Angela Lansbury will be having a jolly holiday with Mary Poppins.
The veteran actress has joined the cast of the upcoming reboot “Mary Poppins Returns” where she will be playing a character named the Balloon Lady who causes mayhem in the park while Mary Poppins has one of her fun-filled outings.
“Mary Poppins Returns” takes place about 20 years after the original film and will pull from P.L. Travers’ book series about Poppins coming bak to help a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks.
Lansbury joins fellow cast members Emily Blunt, Lin Manuel, Meryl Streep, Dick Van Dyke, and Colin Firth.
Mary Poppins Returns hits theaters December 2, 2018.