Thursday, June 02, 2016

Julie Andrews’ Wonderful Streamin’ Surprise

Meanwhile, the OG Mary Poppins, Julie Andrews, is doing Netflix.

Well that came outta nowhere.

The streamer announced earlier today that the national treasure that is Ms. Andrews is going to headline Julie’s Greenroom, a new half-hour pre-school show from The Jim Henson Company featuring an all-new puppet cast of kids learning about the performing arts.

The actress will play Ms. Julie, the teacher and director of this founded-for-Netflix school for the performing arts that shall welcome as guests the likes of Ellie Kemper and Tituss Burgess, from the parent company’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Chris Colfer (TV’s Glee), Sara Bareilles, and Idina Menzel, among others.

Check out the announcement now (and keep your eye for Julie’s Greenroom’s drop early next year):

Like our very own real-life Mrs. Doubtfire, minus all the divorce drama, no?

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