Meryl Streep has an exciting new gig!
The 67-year-old actress is in talks to join the cast of the upcoming Mary Poppins remake, Mary Poppins Returns, according to Variety. Meryl is set to portray Mary's cousin, Topsy, a role that would require her to sing and dance on-screen.
Meryl in February 2015. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
If she officially joins the highly-anticipated film — scheduled to hit theaters in December 2018 — she will star alongside her former The Devil Wears Prada and Into the Woods costar, Emily Blunt.
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We couldn't be more excited to see her take on this fun role!
Click through the gallery below to see the original 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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