Time for Nanny McPhee Returns a follow up and upgrade from the good ol’ fashioned PG film Nanny McPhee, a series reminiscent of Mary Poppins but for a slightly more modern generation. The cast is definitely enough to get me into the theater, Emma Thompson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rhys Ifans, Ewan McGregor, Ralph Fiennes and Maggie Smith – at least you know that the performances will be well done! And who can resistant the charming Thompson even when she has a tooth jutting out of her face? Apparently, Thompson also had a hand in adapting the children’s book “Nurse Matilda” written by Christianna Brand for the big screen, and this installment is directed Susanna White. Female power!

Nanny McPhee Returns (which also went by Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang) is about a magical nanny who appears when she’s needed the most and wanted the least, and stays until she’s needed the least and wanted to most. In the sequel, Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, whose family is running a muck while her husband is away at war. Nanny McPhee quickly uses all of her abilties with everything from tree-climbing pigs to having the children beat themselves up (quite handy actually) in order to get the house back into shape!

Check out the trailer…

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And some photos from the film:

The film will be in theaters August 20, 2010.

Will you be going? Taking the kids?