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My Childhood Now Has Sequels: Christopher Robin and Mary Poppins Returns First Looks

I’ve been completely and totally useless for hours because I knew the teaser trailer for Christopher Robin was dropping today. I’ve already watched the Mary Poppins Returns trailer a few dozen times since its debut during the Oscars telecast.

There have been a lot of sequels and live-action adaptations over the last few years. Although I’ve been excited for all of them, these are special. Mary Poppins and Winnie The Pooh were a part of my childhood! I remember singing the songs from Mary Poppins in elementary school chorus. I still have a room full of Winnie The Pooh toys.

And it probably doesn’t need to be mentioned that I’m a little excited about Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ewan McGregor, does it? But enough about my feelings. Catch the new teaser trailers and posters for both below!

You can catch Christopher Robin in theaters on August 3, 2018 and Mary Poppins Returns on December 25, 2018.

Mary Poppins Teaser Trailer

Mary Poppins Teaser Poster

“Mary Poppins Returns” stars: Emily Blunt as the practically-perfect nanny with unique magical skills who can turn any task into an unforgettable, fantastic adventure; Lin-Manuel Miranda as her friend Jack, an optimistic street lamplighter who helps bring light—and life—to the streets of London; Ben Whishaw as Michael Banks; Emily Mortimer as Jane Banks; and Julie Walters as the Banks’ housekeeper Ellen; with Colin Firth as Fidelity Fiduciary Bank’s William Weatherall Wilkins; and Meryl Streep as Mary’s eccentric cousin, Topsy. The film also introduces three new Banks’ children played by Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh and newcomer Joel Dawson. Angela Lansbury appears as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from the PL Travers books and Dick Van Dyke is Mr. Dawes Jr., the retired chairman of the bank now run by Firth’s character. The film is directed by Rob Marshall from a screenplay by David Magee and screen story by Magee & Marshall & John DeLuca based upon The Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers. The producers are Marshall, DeLuca and Marc Platt with Callum McDougall serving as executive producer and the music is by Marc Shaiman with songs by Shaiman and Scott Wittman.

Christopher Robin Teaser Trailer

Christopher Robin Teaser Poster


Disney’s “Christopher Robin” is directed by Marc Forster from a screenplay by Alex Ross Perry and Allison Schroeder and a story by Perry based on characters created by A.A. Milne. The producers are Brigham Taylor and Kristin Burr with Renée Wolfe and Jeremy Johns serving as executive producers. The film stars Ewan McGregor as Christopher Robin; Hayley Atwell as his wife Evelyn; Bronte Carmichael as his daughter Madeline; and Mark Gatiss as Keith Winslow, Robin’s boss. The film also features the voices of: Jim Cummings as Winnie the Pooh; Chris O’Dowd as Tigger; Brad Garrett as Eeyore; Toby Jones as Owl; Nick Mohammed as Piglet; Peter Capaldi as Rabbit; and Sophie Okonedo as Kanga.

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