In just over a month, Mary Poppins and all her whimsical glory will be returning to theaters to take us all on a magical kite ride once more. With Emily Blunt taking on the lead role, a talented supporting cast, and a nostalgic and visually stunning trailer, Mary Poppins Returns is shaping up to be the perfect holiday film.

Disney unveiled some vibrant character posters, introducing us to the star-studded cast and the new and classic characters they’ll be playing.

Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins, the enigmatic nanny who uses her unique magical skills to help the Banks family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives:


Lin-Manuel Miranda as Jack, a lamp-lighter who helps Mary to bring light and life back to the people and streets of London:


Meryl Streep as Mary Poppins’ cousin Topsy:


Colin Firth as William Weatherall Wilkins, Michael Banks’ boss at the Fidelity Fiduciary Bank:


And Julie Walters as Ellen, the Banks’ housekeeper:


Disney also released an all-new sneak peek of the movie that previews Miranda (Hamilton) performing one of the film’s original songs. Check that out below!

In Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns, an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the joy and wonder missing in their lives following a personal loss. Emily Blunt stars as the practically-perfect nanny with unique magical skills who can turn any ordinary task into an unforgettable, fantastic adventure and Lin-Manuel Miranda plays her friend Jack, an optimistic street lamplighter who helps bring light—and life—to the streets of London.

Mary Poppins Returns is directed by Rob Marshall. The screenplay is by David Magee and the screen story is by Magee & Rob Marshall & John DeLuca based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers. The producers are John DeLuca, p.g.a., Rob Marshall, p.g.a. and Marc Platt, p.g.a. with Callum McDougall serving as executive producer. The music score is by Marc Shaiman and the film features all new original songs with music by Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman. The film also stars Ben Whishaw as Michael Banks; Emily Mortimer as Jane Banks; Julie Walters as the Banks’ housekeeper Ellen; Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh and introducing Joel Dawson as the Banks’ children, with Colin Firth as Fidelity Fiduciary Bank’s William Weatherall Wilkins; and Meryl Streep as Mary’s eccentric cousin, Topsy. Angela Lansbury appears as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from the PL Travers books and Dick Van Dyke is Mr. Dawes, Jr., the retired chairman of the bank now run by Firth’s character.

Mary Poppins Returns hits theaters on December 19th!

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