THE official trailer for Disney film Saving Mr Banks has been released, with a Los Angeles film set filling in for Maryborough.

The film chronicles author Pamela L. Travers' reluctance to see her Mary Poppins books made into a film.

Emma Thompson plays the Maryborough-born author, while Tom Hanks plays Walt Disney.

The movie is expected to be released in Australian cinemas on Boxing Day.


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