Richard Eyre, the director of the London’s West End musical of Mary Poppins that’s based on the 1964 Julie Andrews-Dick Van Dyke Disney flick, has told the Independent‘s Louise Jury that he’s been in talks with Steven Spielberg over a new film version. The story doesn’t say Spielberg wants to direct this, so let’s hold off for now. But if Spielberg does intend to direct a Mary Poppins musical, that’s it…his getting-older, wants-to-make-more-meaningful- movies cred is out the window.