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Mary Poppins Returns Official Trailer Features Emily Blunt's Magical Nanny Flying Back To Town

She's Mary Poppins, y'all.

After teasing fans with dazzling photos and tiny teasers, Disney has finally unveiled the first full-length, official trailer for Mary Poppins Returns, the Rob Marshall-directed musical fantasy starring Emily Blunt as the titular magical nanny.

The footage opens on an adult Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) and his sister Jane (Emily Mortimer) packing up bits and bobs they've kept from their childhood, namely the kite they used to fly with their parents. Michael insists that his days of enjoying the sunshine and fresh air, reveling in innocent fun, are "long behind" him now since he's a full-blown grown-up with, like, a mustache and a mortgage and everything. 

A clever bit of editing moves the trailer to show Michael's son Georgie (Joel Dawson) running through a patch of grass with a kite in his hands as Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda), a friendly lamplighter and the former apprentice of Bert the Matchman (Dick Van Dyke) from the 1964 Julie Andrews-starring Mary Poppins, helps pull it down from the wind-whipped clouds. Just as the two maneuver the kite away from two tall trees, the silhouette of a woman (Mary Poppins, of course) appears in the gray sky.

"As I live and breathe," Miranda's Jack says as Mary floats down to Earth. A few moments later, Georgie excitedly tells his father that he was "flying a kite and it got caught on a nanny."

Michael and Jane can hardly believe that Mary, the singing nanny with supernatural powers who visited them in their youth, has returned to their house on Cherry Tree Lane — and hasn't seemed to age a single day. But belief is what the Bankses need now more than ever, as Michael is grappling with the death of his wife and learning how to be a single parent to his three children, Georgie, John (Nathanael Saleh), and Annabel (Pixie Davies). Although the crew has their housekeeper Ellen (Julie Walters) on hand for any domestic disasters and Jack by their side to bring the smiles, no one quite compares to the flawless and fun Mary Poppins. 

Check out the trailer in full above. 

As recent years have shown, Disney is down with revisiting classic movies. The studio previously remade Beauty and the Beast, Alice in Wonderland, Jungle Book, Cinderella, and Christopher Robin, and is currently working on new versions of Mulan, The Lion King, Aladdinand Dumbo. But what's different about Mary Poppins Returns is that, despite appearing like a remake upon first glance, it isn't one. Sure, Mary is back and the gorgeous, candy-colored animation seen in the original movie is alive and well in the new film, but everything else feels quite different: the Banks kids are adults, Mary has a new pseudo-sidekick in Jack, and the story deals with some pretty mature themes. These changes will probably prove good things, as the original Mary Poppins seems too beloved to attempt to remake. 

Featuring a star-studded cast that also includes Meryl Streep as Mary's cousin Topsy, Colin Firth as William Weatherall Wilkins, and Angela Lansbury as The Balloon Lady, Mary Poppins Returns is set to float into theaters on December 19, just in time for the holidays.