Colin Firth is in negotiations to join Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda in Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns.
Firth will play William Weatherall Wilkins, president of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank.
The movie is set 25 years after the original. Michael and Jane Banks (Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer) are grown up and suddenly get a visit from the magical nanny (Blunt).
The movie also stars Meryl Streep as Poppins’ cousin and will be directed by Rob Marshall.
The screenplay will be written by Oscar nominee David Magee based on The Mary Poppins Stories by P.L. Travers.
Mary Poppins Returns will hit theaters on Dec. 25, 2018.