hollywood-news

Julie Andrews feels lucky to have starred in 'Mary Poppins'

Wellington, Dec. 19 : Julie Andrews has revealed that she feels lucky to have been asked to star in 1964's "wonderful movie" 'Mary Poppins'.


The veteran actress told USA Today that she knew it then and she knows it now that the film was one of those breaks in life that kick start your career, Stuff.co.nz reported.

The 'Sound of Music' star said that she was scared to death to do the film because she knew nothing about filming as it was her first film, which eventually won her her first Oscar.

The story behind how P.L. Travers' penned 'Mary Poppins', almost never saw the light of day has been exposed in Tom Hanks starrer 'Saving Mr. Banks', where Emma Thompson plays the famously sour English author.

While describing legendary filmmaker Walt Disney as a person, Andrews said that he had a little twinkle in his eye, wonderful sort of bubbly personality that masked a very serious businessman.

Andrews added that Hanks has captured that the real Disney's sparkle and Thompson could not have been more acerbic.

--ANI (Posted on 19-12-2013)

hollywood-news headlines

With new album, Nicki Minaj goes back to hip-hop roots

Jon Hamm slams Justin Bieber

Director Darren Aronofsky watches Noah in Kochi

10 reasons to watch 'Son of God'

Drew Barrymore welcomes second daughter

Relationships are most challenging: Kate Hudson

Heidi Klum wants fashionable workout wear

Cameron Diaz planning holiday for Gwyneth Paltrow?

Paul Walker preferred living on the edge

Hugh Jackman to appear on wrestling show

Kris Jenner bought marijuana bong to help mom

Angelina Jolie'a 'Maleficent' to show respect to 1959 classic

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top