“To The Bus!” Elizabeth Banks Is Playing Ms. Frizzle in the Live-Action ‘Magic School Bus’ Movie

SEATBELTS EVERYONE! Elizabeth Banks will bring everyone’s favorite teacher to life for the first time, playing Ms. Frizzle in a live-action hybrid Magic School Bus movie, Scholastic Entertainment and Universal Pictures confirmed on Thursday.

"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," said Scholastic president Iole Lucchese. 

The release says the movie will be a magical field trip based on Joanna Cole’s seminal book series.

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