Yeay! Walt Disney Pictures “Saving Mr. Banks” movie will arrive in theaters on December 20, 2013! The movie stars the following actors:
Tom Hanks as Walt Disney
Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers
Colin Farrell as Travers’ father Goff
Ruth Wilson as Goff’s wife Margaret
Rachel Criffiths as Margaret’s sister, Aut Ellie (who inspired the character Mary Poppins)
Annie Buckley as Travers’ younger self
Bradley Whitford as screenwriter Don DaGradi
Jason Schwartzman and B.J. Novak as the Sherman Brothers
Paul Giamatti as Ralph the limo driver
Kathy Baker as Tommie an associate of Walt Disney
Here’s a description of the film:
The account of Walt Disney’s twenty-year pursuit of the film rights to P.L. Travers’ popular novel, Mary Poppins, and the testy partnership the upbeat filmmaker develops with the uptight author during the project’s pre-production in 1961.
We can’t wait to see this movie next winter!
P.S. The movie is currently in production in California!