“Saturday Night Live” and “Ghostbusters” actress Kate McKinnon was appointed to voice Ms. Frizzle in the much-anticipated revival of the 90’s kids hit show, “Magic School Bus”. These are made possible by Netflix and Scholastic Media.
Kate McKinnon Is Ms. Frizzle
It’s been a decade since the last episode of “Magic School Bus” was aired. It was considered by a respected site as one of the top 100 cartoons in the 90’s. There are a lot of characters on the said show but none bigger than Ms. Frizzle. She will once again lead her class in a fun filled adventure but with a different twist.
‘The Magic School Bus Rides Again’ As Explained By The Executive Producer
The title of the new show is called “The Magic School Bus Rides Again”. Due to some innovations for the past year, Ms. Frizzle will parade a new bus. According to the creators of the show, Ms. Frizzle will show a high-tech bus that will allow them to fly and explore the world. Deborah Forte, the executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning Scholastic Media team states that their target will still be school-aged children.
Forte also mentioned that they will try to expound or push the limits of discovery by encouraging the kids to solve or answer series of questions. “The Magic School Bus Rides Again” will show a lighter side of studying as they will include humor that the kids can relate to. Scholastic Media is known for a myriad of surprises and as promised, they will provide a mixture of old school type of TV programming with today's technology.
As of the moment, Netflix or Scholastic Media haven’t confirmed any release date of their latest show. However, there are talks that “The Magic School Bus Rides Again” might be coming second quarter of the year.