The Magic School Bus Live-Action Movie Is Happening with Elizabeth Banks as Ms. Frizzle
The Magic School Bus You will be making your next stop in a theater near you. Scholastic Entertainment has partnered with Universal Pictures to turn the iconic children’s franchise into a film for the first time. What’s more, Elizabeth Banks is tapped to star as Ms. Frizzle, a teacher who takes her students on adventurous and unusual field trips.
This adaptation will be a mixture of live-action and animation. Brownstone Productions and Mark Platt Productions are also working with Scholastic and Universal on the project. Elizabeth Banks, In addition to her starring role, will produce as well. Banks is known for his on-screen roles in films such as Hungry game, pitch perfect And power Rangers, But a lot has been getting involved behind the scenes of late. Banks have directed Pitch perfect 2 And more recently Charlie’s Beloved Reboot. Iol Lucchese, president and chief strategy officer of Scholastic Entertainment, said this in a statement.
“We are happy to bring to life the iconic Ms. Frizzle and her enthusiasm for knowledge and adventure in a whole new way, which inspires the next generation of children to explore science and supports dedicated teachers who Help make science real and accessible to young learners. Everyday. We work with top tier colleagues such as Elizabeth Banks, Mark Platt Productions, Brownstone Productions, Universal Pictures and the amazing talents gathered for this amazing feature film. So excited. “
No director is in place yet and there is no word on how production can begin soon. The Magic School Bus Started life as a book series in 1986. It was later adapted into a popular animated series in 1994, lasting until 1997. The stories usually focus on the eccentric elementary school teacher, Ms. Frizzle, and her class. They board his magical school bus, which allows them to make field trips to strange places and times. Some examples include the Cretaceous period, the outer space, and the moving of the human body.
More recently, Netflix released a sequel series, The Magic School Bus Rides Again, which debuted in 2017. To date, there are over 80 million The Magic School Bus Books in print. Although it was relatively short-lived, the animated series aired in the US for 18 years and aired in more than 100 countries around the world. It is easy to see why Scholastic and Universal see it as a viable asset.
Scholastic has been making a major effort to break up in Hollywood of late. It was also recently announced that they are producing an animorphs live-action film based on the popular series of books from the 90s. It has become more popular in recent years, as companies such as Hasbro have taken an active role in developing their qualities in films and TV shows. We will keep you posted when you provide further details. This news comes to us through The Wrap.
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