It's been more than 50 years since Dick Van Dyke portrayed cheery chimney sweep Bert in the Disney classic "Mary Poppins." But it seems the 90-year-old actor hasn't forgotten his famous role.
On Thursday the actor broke into song at a fundraiser outside of Walt Disney's birthplace in Chicago. Alongside a four-person choir, Van Dyke recited his character's popular song "Let's Go Fly a Kite!," and even shared it on his Facebook page.
Disney recently announced plans for a "Mary Poppins" sequel starring Emily Blunt and "Hamilton" star and creator Lin Manuel Miranda. The new film, which is scheduled for release on December 25, 2018, is said to be following the books by P.L. Travers and will depict Jane and Michael Banks grown up and with Michael’s three children being visited by Poppins following a loss.
It is still unknown whether or not the film's original stars, Van Dyke and Julie Andrews, will be making cameos in the sequel.
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