Pegged to the new Disney movie Saving Mr. Banks starring Emma Thompson, the Daily Mail has decided to crush the imaginations of children and adults everywhere by publishing an exposé about the life of the woman who wrote Mary Poppins, Pamela Lyndon Travers’. Guess what? She was (wait for it) no Mary Poppins.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Actors Colin Farrell and Emma Thompson attend the press conference for 'Saving Mr Banks' during the 57th BFI London Film Festival at The Dorchester on October 20, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)
We've got Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as Mary Poppins creator P.L. Travers in a film from The Blind Side director, John Lee Hancock — is it Oscar season yet? Well, maybe not, but the movie comes out in December, so there's plenty of time to shove it down everyone's throat with a spoon full of sugar.