MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE
Golden Globe-winning actress EMILY BLUNT's transformative ability and versatile
performances make her
one of the most in demand actresses of today.
Blunt will next star in Mary Poppins Returns, the sequel to the 1964 classic
film Mary Poppins. Blunt stars
opposite Lin-Manuel Miranda, which is being directed by Rob Marshall. The film
will be released by Disney
on December 25, 2018. Later this year, Blunt will lend her voice to the
independent animated feature,
Animal Crackers, which will be released in the fall. Blunt will also lend her
voice to Paramount's Gnomeo &
Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes, the sequel to the 2011 hit, Gnomeo & Juliet, set for a
January 2018 release.
It was recently announced that Blunt will star in the Paramount/Platinum Dunes
supernatural thriller, A
Quiet Place, opposite John Krasinski, who is also set to write and direct. It's
the first time the duo have
appeared on screen together. The storyline is being kept under wraps. Production
is scheduled for this fall.
Last year, Blunt received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Rachel Watson,
an alcoholic caught in the
middle of a murder mystery, in the film adaptation of Paula Hawkins' bestselling
novel, The Girl on the
Train. The film, which was released by Amblin and Universal Pictures, opened at
#1 at the US box office
and made over $100 million worldwide. Her performance earned her a nomination
for a SAG and BAFTA
In 2015, Blunt received rave reviews as FBI agent Kate Macer in Denis
Villeneuve's Sicario, which centers
around the escalating war against drugs. The film, which also stars Benicio del
Toro and Josh Brolin,
premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and earned the best theater average of the
year when it opened.
Blunt earned a Golden Globe nomination and critical praise as "The Baker's Wife"
in Rob Marshall's film
adaptation of the musical, Into The Woods, which was released by Disney in
Other notable films include The Huntsman, Edge of Tomorrow, Salmon Fishing in
the Yemen, Looper, My
Sister's Sister, Arthur Newman, The Adjustment Bureau, The Wolfman, The Young
Victoria, for which she
received a BAFTA and Golden Globe nomination, Charlie Wilson's War, Sunshine
Cleaning, The Devil
Wear Prada, for which she received a BAFTA and Golden Globe nomination, and My
Summer of Love.
Blunt started her career at the 2002 Chichester Festival, where she played
Juliet in a production of "Romeo
and Juliet." Her London stage debut was a production of "The Royal Family,"
opposite Dame Judi Dench.
In addition to her Golden Globe Award win for the BBC television movie Gideon's
Daughter, Blunt was
nominated for three additional Golden Globe Awards as well two BAFTA Awards,
and two British
Independent Film Awards.
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