Spielberg Mulls Mary Poppins Remake

By Garth Franklin Friday December 30th 2005 11:56PM

Independent Online reports that Steven Spielberg is considering remaking "Mary Poppins".

Richard Eyre, the former head of the National Theatre and director of the blockbuster West End musical based on the 1964 Disney film, has revealed that he has been in talks with Spielberg over a new film version.

"We've talked about it a lot. It will be hard to outdo the original, but kids love the story and I'm sure that the remake will be a real success" Sir Richard was reported as saying yesterday..