Dick Van Dyke is making his return!
The 91-year-old actor confirmed that he'll be making a cameo in the upcoming Mary Poppins sequel, Mary Poppins Returns, and he'll be starring in the role as banker Mr. Dawes' son.
“I gotta be part of it,” Dick told Entertainment Tonight. “I’ll be going to London in the spring to do my role and I get to do a little song and dance number.”
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The sequel for the 1964 hit — in which Dick played the role of both Bert and Mr. Dawes Senior — is scheduled for a December 2018 release and it already has a star-studded cast. Emily Blunt is portraying the beloved magical nanny Mary Poppins, with Lin-Manuel Miranda as Jack, and Meryl Streep as Topsy.
Click through the gallery below to see the cast of Mary Poppins then and now!
Julie, 81, was just 30-years-old when she landed the role of magical nanny Mary Poppins and later won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance. She has since starred in many other films — including The Sound of Music, The Princess Diaries, Despicable Me and Shrek Forever After — and was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.
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