Robert: Elizabeth Banks to star as Miss Frizzle in Magic School Bus movie
Seat belts, everyone!
Elizabeth Banks has signed on to star as Ms. Frizzle in a Magic School Bus movie.
The film is based on the popular Magic School Bus book series, which followed teacher Ms. Frizzle as she leads her class on extremely interactive educational field trips.
“We are delighted to bring to life the iconic Ms. Frizzle and her zest for knowledge and adventure in a fresh new way that inspires the next generation of kids to explore science and supports the dedicated teachers who help make science real and accessible for young learners every day,” producer Iole Lucchese says.
Ms. Frizzle had been previously played by Lily Tomlin for an animated series that ran during the 90’s. Saturday Night Live‘s Kate McKinnon voiced Ms. Frizzle’s sister, Fiona. in the Netflix series, The Magic School Bus Rides Again.