Legendary actress Angela Lansbury joins Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda in Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns'

The already-sweet "Mary Poppins Returns" cast just got an extra spoonful of sugar! Iconic actress Angela Lansbury has officially joined the cast as the Balloon Lady, a familiar and beloved character for fans of PL Travers' Mary Poppins books. She'll star alongside Emily Blunt, who plays the title role, and Lin-Manuel Miranda as Jack, a street lamplighter.

Lansbury is already down in the Disney history books as the voice of Mrs. Potts in the classic "Beauty and the Beast." The highly-anticipated "Mary Poppins" reboot is currently filming in London and is scheduled to release on Christmas Day 2018.

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