Emily Blunt says Julie Andrews was 's...

Emily Blunt says Julie Andrews was 'supportive' of Mary Poppins role

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The 35-year-old actress has put her own spin on the iconic nanny role - which was first portrayed by the 83-year-old star in the Disney 1964 classic - in the new movie and Emily has revealed Andrews was "excited" for her to play the magical character, but chose not be in the reboot because she didn't want to take the limelight from her. Speaking to Hugh Jackman for Variety's 'Actors on Actors', Emily said: "I met her years ago at some event.

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