Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” the four time Academy Award nominated sequel based on the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers, is coming to Digital 4K Ultra HD, and Blu-Ray March 19. These versions will include a sing-along version and never-before-seen bonus features.
The bonus material will explore the making of “Mary Poppins Returns,” in a behind the scenes look with the cast and crew who made the film happen. Viewers will also get to experience a trip down Cherry Tree Lane with Dick Van Dyke from the original cast, bloopers, deleted scenes, and a deleted song with filmmaker commentary. The sing-along version will include the Academy Award nominated “The Place Where Lost Things Go.”
The film will be packaged and released in multiple different formats, giving families the option to watch it on a variety of different devices. The film will be viewable in Digital UHD, HD and SD, and bring home a physical copy of the film as the Ultimate Collector’s Edition (4K UHD, Blu-ray and Digital Code), Multi-Screen Edition (Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Code), a single DVD or a Digital Bundle with both “Mary Poppins Returns” and the 1964 classic “Mary Poppins.”
In “Mary Poppins Returns,” Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw), is now a grown man raising his children with the help from his sister Jane (Emily Mortimer) in London. When Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) returns the Banks family is taken on a whimsical adventure once again meeting colorful characters, bringing life, love and laughter back into their home.
Bonus features include:
BLU-RAY &4K ULTRA HD™:
· Deleted Song—“The Anthropomorphic Zoo” -In this early song sequence, Mary Poppins and the children visit a very special zoo where the humans and animals trade places.
· The Practically Perfect Making of “Mary Poppins Returns” – Join filmmakers and cast on an amazing journey to embrace the legacy of the original film while making a fresh modern sequel.
o Introduction -Filmmakers and cast remember the first Mary Poppins movie and share the thrill of working on “Mary Poppins Returns.”
o “(Underneath the) Lovely London Sky” -Discover how the team mined PL Travers’ books for a fresh perspective on a much-loved character. Plus, meet the Banks children!
o “Can You Imagine That?” -Be on location for Mary’s iconic entrance from the sky, and explore the movie’s original songs, inspired by the Sherman Brothers.
o “Nowhere to Go but Up” -Experience being on set with the legendary Dick Van Dyke and Angela Lansbury, and celebrate the joy of choosing the right balloon!
· Seeing Things From a Different Point of View”: The Musical Numbers of “Mary Poppins Returns” – Go behind the scenes and experience the film’s production numbers from a new angle.
o “Trip a Little Light Fantastic” – Led by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the cast performs the film’s biggest production number, with dancing lamplighters, bicyclists and more!
o “The Royal Doulton Music Hall” / “A Cover Is Not the Book” – Find out what it takes to create two musical extravaganzas inside an animated world, highlighted by dancing animated penguins!
o “Turning Turtle” – Mary’s eccentric cousin, Topsy Turvy, played by Meryl Streep, has an unusual house that turns this musical number upside-down.
o “Can You Imagine That?” – Dive under the bubbles with the cast and crew to see how this exuberant number was created.
· Back to Cherry Tree Lane: Dick Van Dyke Returns–Dick Van Dyke, who played Bert and Mr. Dawes Sr. in the first film, returns after 54 years to Cherry Tree Lane as Mr. Dawes Jr.
· Practically Perfect Bloopers– There’s nowhere to go but up with the cast and crew in this lighthearted collection of flubs, goofs and prop fails!
· Deleted Scenes
o Leaving Topsy’s– After their visit to Cousin Topsy, Mary, Jack and the children pause to take a look back.
o “Trip a Little Light Fantastic”–The leeries light up the screen in this extended clip from the movie’s biggest musical production.
· Play Movie in Sing-Along Mode–Sing along with all your favorite songs as you watch the movie.
· Play Movie with Audio Commentary – Watch the film with commentary by director Rob Marshall and producer John DeLuca.