Listen to Barack Obama on Lin-Manuel Miranda's new Hamilton remix

Listen to Barack Obama on Lin-Manuel Miranda's new Hamilton remix

Miranda, who hits the big screen Friday in Disney's "Mary Poppins Returns", has been releasing new content from Broadway's "Hamilton" monthly since previous year as part of his #Hamildrop series. Mary Poppins Returns is set in Depression-era London of the mid-'30s (the actual time period of PL Travers' books), and 25 years after the events that transpired in the first film. She won a Golden Globe and an Oscar for the role. I was approached for this in 2015 and we didn't start shooting until 2017.

"Mary Poppins Returns" is directed by Rob Marshall. "That has been my main focus, is just to approach her calmly, as I would any other character". She's a labour organizer (Mrs. Banks was into women's rights, you'll recall) and he's a father of three and a recent widower, because this is a Disney movie. My 2-year-old wouldn't be able to make it through 30 minutes of it. I mean it was as simple as that although we were finding our new way.

Speaking about the plot, he said: "For the kids (Michael and Jane, played by Emily Mortimer), things have also changed. I'm going to dine out on that until they become teenagers and I become inevitably uncool". So I thought, 'Okay, there is a reason'.

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Mary Poppins Returns marks the longest gap between movie sequels, with Julie Andrews original being released in 1954. Pulling from Mary Poppins's bag, they had to recognize the iconic, classic lyrics of everything from Pocahontas .

Speaking on "Good Morning America", Emily spilled: "Well my daughter quite likes me to do the voice for her sometimes, I think my cool factor hits the sky when I do that".

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