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Mary Poppins Returns director reveals sequel is in ‘early stages’ of production

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Mary Poppins Returns director, Rob Marshall, has confirmed that a sequel is being discussed and it is in the “early stages” of production.

The iconic film remake was released before Christmas, with Emily Blunt starring as the magical nanny.

Speaking to The Sun, Rob confirmed the sequel and said: “It is early stages, but I will say right now that there were eight books, so there’s a lot of great material still to mine.”

“That’s what we worked from, those incredible eight books of P.L. Travers. So, you know…”

 

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The director even hinted that we may see more than just one addition to the hit film: “Listen, how many Star Wars films have there been, you know what I mean? Or James Bond films. If there’s a great character and story to tell, why not?”

The news comes after Mary Poppins Returns made a whopping $260 million since its release.