HBO’S JANUARY MOVIE LINEUP: Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson, based on a True Story

HBO announces its exclusive movie premieres for the month of January, each premiering on Saturdays at 21:00hrs. AST* in the Caribbean.

Directed by John Lee Hancock, Saving Mr. Banks (Saturday, January 24th) is based on the creation of the 1964 Walt Disney Studios film Mary Poppins.


Starring Emma Thompson as P. L. Travers and Tom Hanks as Walt Disney, this film chronicles Disney’s the 20-year quest to obtain film rights to turn Travers’ Mary Poppins stories. After struggling through the collaborative creative process, Travers eventually warms up to the final result and is overcome with emotion.

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