Fans have spoken their two cents on Mary Poppins Returns as Twitter feeds roar to life in anticipation of the upcoming release of the sequel to the beloved Mary Poppins that starred Julie Andrews. This time, fans were skeptical as to whether Emily Blunt could in fact fill the shoes of Andrews however after prescreenings ahead of the release, the results are good.
Various tweets include “The Magic is Back Emily Blunt is just perfection…”
The new addition, dubbed as a “delayed sequel reunites the beloved nanny with her now adult children, features “The Banks Children” now with their own generation of kids. In addition to Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins, the cast also includes Lin Manuel Miranda, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, and beloved actor Dick Van Dyke who agreed to come back for this sequel.
Check out the first tweets below and make sure to see Mary Poppins Returns in theaters December 19, 2018.
#MaryPoppinsReturns THE MAGIC IS BACK Emily Blunt is just perfection as Mary Poppins & every time she’s on screen I couldn’t help but have this big ole smile, the 2-D animation segment is BEAUTIFUL. The film gave me the magical feeling I felt the first time I went to Disneyland pic.twitter.com/bLnamKbPLN
— Zach Pope (@popetheking) November 30, 2018
#MaryPoppinsReturns is wonderful. It anticipates and miraculously evades any cynicism and leaves you in a state of joy.
— Silas Lesnick (@silaslesnick) November 30, 2018
#MaryPoppinsReturns is the warm, cozy comfort weight blanket we need right now – prescribed self-care that swaddles us in heartfelt sentiments. It respectfully balances nostalgia & modern tech, creating a joyful, eye-popping & immersive fantasy world. Emily Blunt is perfect. pic.twitter.com/WkRvfBfNeu
— Courtney Ho-Ho-Howard (@Lulamaybelle) November 30, 2018
I spontaneously sobbed in MARY POPPINS RETURNS.
— Kate Erbland (@katerbland) November 22, 2018
MARY POPPINS RETURNS is a delight in the purest & brightest sense possible. The attention to detail to recapture the magic of the first is evident in every decision made by Rob Marshall, the cast & crew. Emily Blunt is absolute perfection & the cameos are heartwarmingly joyous!
— Matt Neglia (@NextBestPicture) November 24, 2018