Los Angeles: Actress and filmmaker Elizabeth Banks was hired as a fearless science teacher, Ms. Frizzle, in a live-action adaptation of the popular 90s cartoon series “The Magic School Bus”.
The animated show is based on the Scholastic book series by author Joanna Cole and illustrator Bruce Degen.
This Film Based Scientific Concept
Then there was Ms. Frizzle and her class, who went on a walk in their yellow school bus, which magically transformed into an airplane, a submarine, a spaceship, or a surfboard, which was examined in orbit. Depended on the scientific concept. According to Variety, Scholastic Entertainment will do so. Develop the film with Brownstone Productions along with Banks, Marc Platt Productions, and Universal Pictures.
We are excited to bring the famous Ms. Frizzle and her passion for knowledge and adventure to life in a new way that inspires the next generation of children to explore science and supports dedicated teachers who help To make science real and accessible to young learners,” Ile Lucchese, president, and chief strategy officer of Scholastic Entertainment, said in a statement to Variety.
The animation series “The Magic School Bus” with Lily Tomlin as Ms. Frizzle has been broadcast for 18 consecutive years in the USA and more than 100 countries around the world.
Premiered On Netflix
An animated sequel to the original series “The Magic School Bus Rides Again” was premiered on Netflix in 2017 by Mrs. McKinnon, sister of Mrs. Friesels, starring Kate McKinnon.
This book will be the first large-format adaptation for the series.