Julie Andrews didn't agree right away to play Mary Poppins, since she was hoping to play the role of Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, which she played in the Broadway version, but the role ultimately went to Audrey Hepburn.
Mary Poppins Returns review: Emily Blunt is good, as are the children, and the rest of the performers do their job well enough. A couple of the sequences, when Blunt lets herself go, as well as the climactic set-piece, is quite lovely.
Disney has launched a global video series, the #DreamBigPrincess, which talks about the women from different professional background, offering advice and inspiration on achieving success for the next generation.
A sequel to John Krasinski's breakout thriller hit A Quiet Place is already in the works at Paramount Pictures. Studio's chairman-CEO Jim Gianopulos did not inform the audiences on whether Krasinski or Blunt will be returning to the screens in the sequel.
Emily Blunt starrer A Quiet Place, with 22 million dollars, is in first, and Dwayne Johnson starrer Rampage is in second with 21 million dollars, but it's possible those numbers may shift when final results are tallied on Monday.
John Krasinski's third directing effort, which stars himself and wife Emily Blunt, is about a family in a future dystopia populated by violent creatures with extremely acute hearing. The Paramount Pictures thriller far exceeded expectations.
The ongoing 68th Cannes Film Festival has been a great exhibit for not only cinema, but fashion as well. Actresses Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, socialite Paris Hilton and models Irina Shayk and Karlie Kloss brought their best to the red carpet on Tuesday (May 19).