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Emily Blunt: 'Mary Poppins Film Is Still Up In The Air'

The British actress recently emerged as the frontrunner for the revamp of the beloved 1964 musical, which is to be directed by Rob Marshall, but it appears she still hasn't signed on to...

New Mary Poppins Movie Won't Be A Remake

Disney's new 'Mary Poppins' movie won't be a remake of the 1964 original.Director Rob Marshall has revealed the plot of the much-discussed new movie is based on the books by P.L. Travers, but will be...

Emily Blunt 'Offered Mary Poppins Role'

Emily Blunt has reportedly been offered the role of Mary Poppins in the Disney remake.The 32-year-old actress - whose previous film credits include 'Into The Woods' and 'The Devil Wears Prada' - is wanted by...

New Mary Poppins Movie Musical In The Works

Like the original 1964 film starring Julie Andrews, the new instalment will be adapted from author P.L. Travers' children's book series, and will be set 20 years after the classic movie - in...

Disney Are Making A New ‘Mary Poppins’ Film, Set 20 Years After The Original

Disney are planning to make a new Mary Poppins film. The upcoming film will not be a remake of the much beloved original but will take place 20 years later when the magical nanny has...

Rob Marshall To Direct Mary Poppins Reboot?

Rob Marshall could be set to direct Disney's 'Mary Poppins' reboot.The 'Into the Woods' filmmaker has agreed to team up with the studio once again to work on its planned remake of the classic 1964...

Johnny Depp Never Expected Musical Roles

Johnny Depp ''never imagined'' appearing in a musical.The 51-year-old actor - who previously showed off his vocal talents in the lead role in 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' - jumped at the...

Emily Blunt Embarrassed By Musical Ignorance

Emily Blunt is ''embarrassed'' not to have seen the 'Into The Woods' stage show.The 31-year-old British actress plays the Baker's Wife in the new movie adaptation of the hit musical but didn't have as much...

Rob Marshall: Corden Is An Unbelievable Talent

Rob Marshall has praised James Corden's ''unbelievable'' talents.The 'Into the Woods' director has expressed his delight at working with the 36-year-old star - who took on the role of The Baker - and his on-screen...

Anna Kendrick On 'Into The Woods' Role: I'm An Emotional Accountant

There's no question that Anna Kendrick has re-invented the character of Cinderella for fairytale musical 'Into The Woods', and while it has drawn both criticism and praise, she herself is grateful to have had the...

Meryl Streep: I Learned About 'Into The Woods' Character Through Costume

Meryl Streep didn't have the most comfortable costumes on the set of 'Into The Woods', playing the wicked witch who leads everyone to their fate - but she admits that her character couldn't have been...

Chris Pine Compares 'Into The Woods' Co-star Anna Kendrick To A Martial Artist

Chris Pine likens seeing 'Into The Woods' co-star Anna Kendrick singing to 'watching a martial artist', as he admits that the musical task for the production of the film was nowhere near as simple as...

Emily Blunt & Chris Pine Struggled With Into The Woods Singing

Emily Blunt and Chris Pine endured their own private hells while preparing to play leading roles in new movie musical Into The Woods because director Rob Marshall insisted on them hitting the high notes.Both stars...

Johnny Depp 'Daunted' By Into The Woods Role

There's an enormous buzz surrounding Rob Marshall and Stephen Sondheim's stage to film musical 'Into The Woods' with it's spectacular ensemble cast and vibrant setting, but even a super A lister like Johnny Depp couldn't...

James Corden Thought Meryl Streep Would 'Die'

James Corden thought Meryl Streep was going to ''die'' when they filmed 'Into the Woods'.The 36-year-old actor admits he couldn't help but worry about his own future when his veteran co-star caught her shoe on...

At Early Screening, "Into The Woods" Screen Adaptation Already Gathering Oscar Buzz

We’ve all been waiting for a film version of Into the Woods for approximately forever now and who better to play the beloved part of the witch than God... sorry, I meant Meryl Streep. Not...

Will Stephen Sondheim Bring Fairytale Musical 'Into The Woods' An Oscar?

Fairytale adaptations are gaining some serious popularity at the moment, while musicals on the big screen continue to be award magnets, put those two together and add an incredible ensemble cast and you have Rob...

Michelle Williams Feels Like A Baby

Michelle Williams feels like a ''baby'' at 'Cabaret' rehearsals.The 33-year-old actress is to make her Broadway debut in a revival of the production - in which she will play 19-year-old Sally Bowles - and admits...

Lilla Crawford To Play Little Red Riding Hood In Into The Woods - Report

Annie star Lilla Crawford is to make her feature film debut as Little Red Riding Hood in director Rob Marshall's retelling of stage hit Into The Woods.It was believed that British Internet sensation and Tv...

Two More Join Disney's Into The Woods

Disney's 'Into the Woods' has added Tammy Blanchard and Billy Magnussen to its cast.The Tony Award-nominated stage actress and 'Nightcrawler' actor will join the eagerly anticipated film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's hit...

Sophia Loren To Star On Screen After A Decade Off

Italy's most honoured actress, Sophia Loren, will return to the big screen after nearly ten years' absence with a starring role in La Voce Umana (The Human Voice) which will be directed by Edoardo Ponti,...

Tracey Ullman For Into The Woods?

Tracey Ullman is joining the all-star cast of 'Into the Woods'.The comedienne is negotiating a role in Disney's fairytale musical movie and looks likely to round out the A-list cast, which is said to include...

Emily Blunt Heading Into The Woods?

Emily Blunt could be heading 'Into The Woods'.The British actress is close to signing a deal to star alongside Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep in Rob Marshall's new musical movie for Disney.The 'Looper' star would...

Chris Pine, Jake Gyllenhaal For Into The Woods?

Chris Pine and Jake Gyllenhaal are in talks for 'Into the Woods'.The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' and 'End of Watch' actors have reportedly met and sung for director Rob Marshall, who is expected to offer...

Johnny Depp Heading Into The Woods?

Johnny Depp could be heading 'Into The Woods'.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor is in talks to star in Rob Marshall's film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairytale-inspired musical for Disney, Variety reports.The...

James Corden To Star In Hollywood Musical

James Corden is set to star in 'Into the Woods'.The British actor - who recently won a Tony Award for his work in Broadway show 'One Man, Two Guvnors' - is in line to portray...

Johnny Depp To Star In The Grand Budapest Hotel

Johnny Depp is to star in Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor has been confirmed for Wes Anderson's upcoming indie movie, and the plot is currently under wraps.The 'Darjeeling Limited'...

Stars Come Out For Marshall

Richard Gere, Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin and Jeff Goldblum were among the famous faces who turned out to honour director Rob Marshall at a star-studded charity gala in New York on Monday (12Mar12).The Chicago moviemaker...

Rob Marshall Heading Into The Woods

Director Rob Marshall has signed on to adapt Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's hit musical Into The Woods for the big screen.The filmmaker, who famously brought musicals Chicago and Nine to cinemas, will team up...

Lady Gaga Cries On So You Think You Can Dance

Lady Gaga broke down in tears as she watched contestants perform on 'So You Think You Can Dance'.The 'Edge of Glory' singer was guest judge on the hit US TV talent show and was overcome...

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