Did *anyone* know there was a live action ‘The Magic School Bus’ in the works?
“Elizabeth Banks has come aboard Universal’s “The Magic School Bus” live-action movie adaptation to play the intrepid teacher Ms. Frizzle.
““The Magic School Bus,” based on the Scholastic book series by author Joanna Cole, was a popular animated TV show in the 1990s.
“The educational series follows Ms. Frizzle and her class as the go on field trips in their yellow school bus that transforms into a plane, submarine, spaceship or surfboard.
“In addition to starring, Banks will also produce the film with Max Handelman for Brownstone Productions, as well as Scholastic Entertainment’s president and chief strategy officer Iole Lucchese and senior VP and general manager Caitlin Friedman, and Marc Platt and Adam Siegel for Marc Platt Productions. Alison Small will serve as executive producer for Brownstone Productions.”