News: Mary Poppins, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea & Transformers

A new Mary Poppins film is in the works. Neither a sequel or a reboot, the live-action flick will be a modern version of EL Travis’ later Poppins stories. Into the Woods’ Rob Marshall is set to direct, with songwriting duo Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray) in line to compose original songs and a new score. Den of Geek are also reporting that Emily Blunt has been offered the role… (Source: Entertainment Weekly)

To celebrate his 50th birthday, X-Men: Apocalypse helmsman Bryan Singer announced his next project: a retelling of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea. To ease the worries of X:Men fans across the globe, the director has reassured us all he won’t be leaving the world of mutants any time soon. (Source: Games Radar)

Two new Transformers films are on the way. Akiva Goldsman is penning the fifth instalment, with star of the fourth film Mark Wahlberg and director Michael Bay (though not officially signed on yet) both expected to return. The other TF film in the pipeline is an animated prequel being put together by Ant-Man pair Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari. (Source: Variety)

And finally…

Check out the first trailer for Jon Favreau’s live-action The Jungle Book remake:

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