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‘Chicago’ Turns 20: Director Rob Marshall on Casting Challenges and Unexpected Oscars Success

Although it might be hard to believe 20 years later, Chicago’s director recalls being stunned that his first feature film would even get an awards season campaign, let alone that it would break box office records, become the first musical in more than 30 years to win best picture, help revitalize a moribund genre — […]

Oscars: Sophia Loren’s ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Event a Hit With Academy Members

Sophia Loren attracted a crowd of Academy voters at a Friday night reception for 'Mary Poppins Returns,' directed by her friend Rob Marshall.

‘Mary Poppins Returns’: Film Review

The Hollywood Reporter says 'Mary Poppins Returns' is "practically perfect." Read the review of Rob Marshall's sequel to the 1964 Disney classic, starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Making of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’: How Rob Marshall Returned Disney’s “Guarded Jewel” to the Big Screen

It took 50-plus years and multiple studio heads, but Disney finally brings 'Mary Poppins Returns' to the screen with 'Chicago' director Rob Marshall as helmer.

Rob Marshall on the Phone Call That Convinced Emily Blunt to Play Mary Poppins

Emily Blunt has said that it felt kind of like a marriage proposal when Rob Marshall called her with an opportunity to play Mary Poppins, one of the most beloved characters in the Walt Disney vault. "I guess it was," Marshall said with a laugh when asked about that phone call Thursday night on the red carpet just minutes before the world premiere of his Mary Poppins Returns. "I didn't mean it to be. I did think it was a big deal to ask her to play this role so I wanted to set it up in a sort of ceremonious way."

‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Producers on Their Movies’ Appeal in Trump Era

During a panel discussion at the Producers Guild of America's Produced By: New York conference on Saturday, producers, writers and actors from 'BlacKkKlansman' and 'Mary Poppins Returns' said their movies speak to the "scary," "cynical" atmosphere America is currently in, with the films reflecting modern-day racism and providing hope, respectively.

‘Mary Poppins Returns’: Everything to Know About the Long-Awaited Sequel to the Disney Classic

With the Dec. 19 release of 'Mary Poppins Returns' coming up, here's everything you need to know about the Emily Blunt-starring sequel to the 1964 Oscar winner featuring Julie Andrews.

Rob Marshall to Be Honored by Art Directors Guild

Rob Marshall will receive the Art Directors Guild's cinematic imagery award.

Emily Blunt Uses Magic to Help Banks Family in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Trailer

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Mortimer, Ben Whishaw, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Julie Walters, Angela Lansbury and Dick Van Dyke also star in the Rob Marshall film.

‘Cabaret’: Theater Review

The touring production of the multi-Tony-winning Broadway revival hits Hollywood for a limited engagement, featuring Andrea Goss and Randy Harrison.

SAG-AFTRA Foundation Benefit: Lee Daniels Discusses Being Homeless, Having Two Heart Attacks

The 30th anniversary celebration honored the 'Empire' co-creator, Leonardo DiCaprio, Rob Marshall and Megan Ellison.

‘Into the Woods’: Theater Review

A handcrafted staging of the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine wish-fulfillment musical that's the polar opposite of Disney's lavish screen version.