As Disney continues to reboot old animated favorites into live-action features, the studio is now looking to team with its “Into the Woods” helmer for a new take on one of its classic musicals.
Sources confirm to Variety that Disney is developing a new “Mary Poppins” musical with Rob Marshall set to direct.
As detailed in Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” Travers‘ had testy relationship with Walt Disney over the adaptation of the original. But the studio is working with her estate on the new movie.
John DeLuca and Marc Platt, who worked with Marshall on “Woods,” are also producing the new movie.
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