“Hamilton” Star Lin-Manuel Miranda Circles Role In “Mary Poppins” Sequel

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, the mastermind behind the the Broadway juggernaut, Hamilton, is one spoonful of sugar away from joining the cast of the untitled MARY POPPINS sequel at Disney.

Miranda is circling the role of Jack, which is similar to the chimney-sweeping Bert who was played by the legendary in the 1964 original. Miranda is also expected to write new original songs for the sequel.

has been rumored to be at the top of the list for the magically charming title role, which was originally played by .

The sequel will reportedly take place in Depression-era London and continue the adventures of the characters based on the P.L. Travers books. The movie musical-savvy is set to direct the film with and as producers.

In addition to the Hamilton, Miranda wrote and starred in the Grammy and Tony Award-winning musical, In the Heights. He recently wrote original music for the cantina scene in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and for Disney’s upcoming animated feature, Moana starring Dwayne Johnson.

He is repped by .

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