At the end of 2018, a sequel of the fairy tale will be released about the most elegant nanny “Mary Poppins Returns.” The plot unfolds 20 years after the history of the original musical. We are familiar with the beginning – a nanny with a strict character comes to work in the banker’s family. And her charming Emily Blunt plays.
In an interview with Vanity Fair, she told me what difficulties she had to face in working on the film. First of all, the actress did not want to copy the image of Julie Andrews from the 1964 film. It was important to bring your details: “My version of Mary will be more eccentric. She is incredibly rude, vain, even crazy. ” As an example, the actress chose the heroine of the film “His Girl Friday” – a talented and courageous journalist. “She is uncontrollable like a hurricane, everyone is trying to cope with it.”
Emily was not easy to show her daughter Hazel a fragment of the film, but the girl was delighted. The actress was afraid that nothing compares to the original – Hazel knows all the songs of the old musical by heart and accepts the other Mary simply refuses.
In an interview, Emily described the attitude to social networks: “In the era of Facebook, we are not valued as a person, but as a currency. It leaves personal interaction, it does not matter in which movie you shot: it’s important to be photographed with you. ” Emily herself is not very active in her instagram (photographs are rarely published, they can be repeated, and you will not find there huge descriptions). “My task as an actress is to show that I play different roles, why do I have to bring some personal things to the public?”
By the way, Blunt is so secretive that even her husband (John Krasinski – actor, film director and screenwriter – Note Tatler) still does not know much about her. For example, about how beautifully she sings. The truth was opened only on the set of the musical “The further into the forest”. John recalls: “For me it was a complete surprise. It’s like learning that your wife knows how to levitate. I wonder when she was going to tell me about it? ”