They are two of the most highly-praised actors in the industry, Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson, and they are both starring in the film about Walt Disney himself named ‘Saving Mr. Banks’.
TIME released the first image of Tom and Hanks as Walt Disney yesterday but today you can watch the first trailer for the film. Hanks plays Walt Disney and Emma Thompson plays the original writer of Mary Poppins, author P.L. Travers.
The story is how it took Walt close to 20 years to lockdown the rights to the story of Mary Poppins, it’s a touching tale between Walt and Travers. The movie is directed by John Lee Hancock which also stars Colin Farrell, Paul Giamatti, Jason Schwartzman, Bradley Whitford, Annie Rose Buckley, Ruth Wilson, B.J. Novak, Rachel Griffiths and Kathy Baker. Saving Mr. Banks will release through Disney on December 13th and nationwide on December 20, 2013.