Mary Poppins is finally making her triumphant return from the sky on December 19, 2018 in the aptly named “Mary Poppins Returns,” a full 54 years after the 1964 version. The original “Mary Poppins” scored a practically perfect 13 nominations at the Oscars with five wins, including Best Actress for Julie Andrews
. If the glowing reactions from those who have attended early screenings of “Mary Poppins Returns
” are any indication, the sequel could come pretty close to, or even match, that nomination total at the upcoming 91st Oscars.
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“Mary Poppins” earned 13 Oscar nominations at the 37th annual ceremony: Best Picture, Best Director for Robert Stevenson
, Best Actress for Andrews, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Sound, Best Visual Effects, Best Original Score, Best Adaptation Score and Best Original Song for “Chim Chim Cher-ee.