Monday brought us news about the latest live-action musical film developed by Disney. It will be possible to see Marry Poppins in it! People are questioning themselves: who will perform the famous nanny?
It looks like some of them are even placing bets! BoyleSports is a betting company. It is based in Ireland. The firm made an announcement on Tuesday that Anne Hathaway will pick up the nanny’s umbrella with 6/4 odds.
Bettors also included Amy Adams (7/2), Anna Kendrick (10/1), Emily Blunt (5/2) and Kristen Bell (11/2) into the list of possible nannies. As you can see, all of them have vocal talent. Besides, there are Lea Michelle (33/1), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (16/1), Anna Champ (50/1) and Amanda Seyfried (12/1) in the BoyleSports’ nanny list.
The new film will be produced by Marc Platt and John DeLuca. Into the Woods director, Rob Marshall will also work on it. The events in the film will take place in Depression-era capital of Great Britain twenty years after classic Mary Poppins from Disney (1964). The existing Poppins tales will be drawn in the rest of children books written by P.L. Travers.
Famous songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, who worked on Smash and Hairspray, will bring in some new attitudes for the film as they compose music for it. The screenplay will be written by Life of Pi and Finding Neverland director David Magee.