Dick Van Dyke to Make Cameo in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Sequel
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!
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