Date: 26th June 2020
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.
Banks will play teacher extraordinaire Ms. Frizzle and she will produce with Max Handelman for Brownstone Productions as well as President and Chief Strategy Officer Iole Lucchese and SVP & General Manager Caitlin Friedman of Scholastic Entertainment, and Marc Platt and Adam Siegel of Marc Platt Productions. Alison Small serves as Executive Producer for Brownstone Productions.
Source: Press Release