• Walt Disney Pictures
    Emily Blunt the Next Mary Poppins?

    Word is that Emily Blunt is in talks to star in Disney’s sequel to “Mary Poppins.” Rob Marshall is directing the new untitled movie, which will be set some 20 years after the tale in the first film that starred Julie Andrews and Dick van Dyke. Insiders say the new film will take place in Depression-era London  and will […]

  • Walt Disney Pictures
    A New Mary Poppins Film Announced

    More than fifty years after Mary Poppins flew in on an umbrella into the hearts of moviegoers, Disney has announced it is developing a new live action Poppins movie. The company is adding a spoonful of sugar to a new live-action musical from Into The Woods director Rob Marshall, set two decades after the classic Disney film […]

  • Disney Related News
    Expose: The Exploits of P.L. Travers

    The Exploits of P.L. Travers is an investigation by David Jones into Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers life that was recently published by the UK newspaper, The Daily Mail. This story is not a Disney tale. This story reviles the tumultuous life of Pamela Lyndon Travers, the eccentric writer of the classic Mary Poppins that is the subject of the […]

  • ABC
    Scuttlebutt – Mr. Banks Has A Coffee

    Saving Mr. Banks to open 2013 AFI Film Festival. The annual fest will take place from Nov. 7, where the film will open proceedings with its North American premiere. Saving Mr. Banks is garnering a lot of buzz for actors Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson as they portray Walt Disney and author P.L. Travers in the story behind […]

  • The Walt Disney Studios
    Trailer: Saving Mr. Banks

    Two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar winner Tom Hanks star in Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks, inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney’s classic Mary Poppins made it to the screen. Saving Mr. Banks, is directed by John Lee Hancock, produced by Alison Owen, Ian Collie and Philip Steuer, and written by […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt – “Fill in the Blank Magic”

    Disney Parks and Resorts recently announced its theme for next year, “Limited Time Magic,” in which the parks will offer special events that last for a week or longer. I personally think they took a “limited time” to come up with this lame slogan. Maybe they should call it, “We are on a Tight Budget […]

  • DbM Movie News

    Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” the story about the making of “Mary Poppins” starring Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers. It will open on Dec. 20, 2013. Marvel’s Ant-Man is a go and will hit theaters on Nov. 6, 2015. Phineas and Ferb release date is now July 28, 2013 with a new, unnamed feature to be released in November 2014. DisneyNature […]

  • The Walt Disney Studios
    Breaking News: Tom Hanks To Star as Walt Disney!

    Today, The Walt Disney Studios began principal photography on Saving Mr. Banks, which explores the partnership that developed between the filmmaker and the author during pre-production on Mary Poppins in 1961. Two-time Academy Award®-winner Tom Hanks stars as Walt Disney alongside fellow double Oscar®-winner Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers. In addition to Hanks and Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks boasts a stellar cast including […]