See Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt in Official Mary Poppins Returns Trailer

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Dick Van Dyke also appears in the trailer playing Mr. Dawes Jr., the son of George Banks' boss. Emily Blunt stars as the practically-perfect nanny with unique magical skills who can turn any ordinary task into an unforgettable, fantastic adventure and Lin-Manuel Miranda plays her friend Jack, an optimistic street lamplighter who helps bring light-and life-to the streets of London.

While one social media user said: 'Brought a wee tear to my eye when I found out Dick Van Dyke was in the new Mary Poppins!'

As the trailer opens, Mary descends from the clouds and is now visiting the Banks kids, who she used to look after, now that they are all grown up and have children of their own.

Set for a Christmastime release, Mary Poppins Returns is one of few family-fare films hitting theatres during the holiday season.

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Michael's sister, Jane (Emily Mortimer), seems just as thrilled with the return of Mary Poppins.

The original "Mary Poppins" film starred Dame Julie Andrews as the title character, and bagged a handful of Oscars, including Best Original Song for "Chim Chim Cher-ee" and Best Actress for its leading lady. The film is directed by Rob Marshall (Chicago) and written by David Magee (Finding Neverland). DeLuca and Marshall also serve as producers, along with Marc Platt.

Ageless Mary: They even poke fun at how Poppins seemingly hasn't aged a bit, which is met with a curt response from Poppins, telling Michael that he should never discuss a woman's age.

The 35-year-old actress also told ET that viewers can expect an epic dance routine in the movie, which will feature several all-new musical numbers. It will have December 19 and 20 all to itself, before a glut of other movies crash in on its party, including DC's Aquaman and the Transformers spin-off BumbleBee.

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