Lin-Manuel Miranda calls ‘Mary Poppins’ sequel role a dream

New York 12/19/18, 12:28

Working on "Mary Poppins Returns" put Lin-Manuel Miranda in a comfort zone, sort of.The theater actor, composer and creator of the Broadway smash "Hamilton" knew the film's director, Rob Marshall, from such stage and screen credits as "Cabaret" and "Chicago." And he knew the work of the composers, Marc Shaiman ...

The pressure of composing new music for ‘Mary Poppins’

Entertainment 12/13/18, 12:44

Everyone involved in the making of "Mary Poppins Returns " felt the pressure to do justice to the original 1964 film.Rob Marshall worked on it for three straight years. Animators came out of retirement to do hand-drawn animation in the style of the first. Sets were built. Cast members moved ...

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