Please. They need to pick an actor we can actually name on these boards. All of us can type Lin-Manuel Miranda.
I do, actually! An iconic, Academy Award winning film (arguably the most famous live action Disney film ever made), with some of the most famous Disney songs in the entire canon? Obviously there will be elements from the sequel, that is fine. But a ride with no Chim Chimeree, Supercal, Jolly Holiday OR the character Bert? Misfire.I agree with the sentiment, but come on! You really think they'll go with the original when they have a new movie coming out?
What if Returns is really good?I do, actually! An iconic, Academy Award winning film (arguably the most famous live action Disney film ever made), with some of the most famous Disney songs in the entire canon? Obviously there will be elements from the sequel, that is fine. But a ride with no Chim Chimeree, Supercal, Jolly Holiday OR the character Bert? Misfire.
Oh I hope it’s fantastic! I just think Disney can’t pretend like every single fan over the age of 20 isn’t expecting the original version or at least a healthy homage to one of its’ most famous movies ever.What if Returns is really good?
I just don’t want Streep.
If the film somehow bombs, I’m sure they’ll cancel this and build a Will Smith as Genie ride in Morocco or Beyoncé as Nala ride over by Germany.
I hope it is some kind of "in the middle" attraction. Maybe a Mary Poppins figure that isn't Julie Andrews OR Emily Blunt. Something reminiscent of the original illustrations?I hope it’s not a book report of *either* film, but maybe a unique adventure themed around Mary and Lin-Manuel... err... some lamp lighter dude.
I agree. But look at how Disney treated the original Star Wars trilogy since bought LucasFilm.Hmm. Personally I don't care if Returns is spectacular. I'd want a ride based on the classic. I'd rather they not if it's based on the new movie. I should have known they'd find a way to screw this up. I should never get my hopes up, lol.
I love The Sherman Brothers songs in the original movie.I'd be fine if they blurred the lines between the two movies in the ride. I just think a Mary Poppins ride would be expected to be based on the classic, by most guests, regardless of the new film. But if it can capture the feel of Poppins and not just be a rehash of the current movie I'll be open to it.
The new film will have new songs I don't believe the old ones will be making a return.It’s hard to hope one way or the other until after I’ve seen the movie. For all we know, half the songs will make a return (see what I did there), the movie will revisit old places (such as the chalk drawings and carousel horses), and then the chief difference in the ride will be in whether the Mary animatronics vaguely resemble Julie Andrews or Emily Blunt.
Heck, it’s supposed to be the same Mary, so they could feature scenes from both movies and get away with it so long as they keep the focus on her.
Richard Sherman is an advisor for the new movie. He seems like such a gentleman and will be an asset. He looks like the type that wouldn’t tell them how to score the movie but will be very positive with whatever direction they go. Emily Blunt already said she will put her spin on the character just like Broadway did.I don’t see Chim Chim Cheree not showing up, at least in the score. That’s actually where I expect to hear most of the old songs if they pop up.
We'll start to see it because based off the orchestration I heard at d23 there are no callbacks like that. Rob Marshall kept emphasizing how he wanted this to feel like its own thing while still inspired by the original. The new music evokes classic Poppins but is not literally said material.I don’t see Chim Chim Cheree not showing up, at least in the score. That’s actually where I expect to hear most of the old songs if they pop up.