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Elizabeth Banks to Play Ms. Frizzle in 'Magic School Bus' Live Action Movie

Elizabeth Banks is set to play Ms. Frizzle in the live-action hybrid adaptation The Magic School Bus!

If you don’t know, “The Magic School Bus” was a beloved children’s book series and a 1990s television show.

The movie will follow the “intrepid Ms. Frizzle and her class, who set out on field trips in their yellow school bus that magically transforms into a plane, submarine, spaceship, or surfboard, depending on the science concept being explored in class,” THR reports.

The original television show featured Lily Tomlin as Ms. Frizzle.

A Netflix reboot was announced a few years ago and you can find out who played the iconic role in that series.

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Chris Pratt & Elizabeth Banks Bring 'Lego Movie's Emmet & Lucy Back To Life For COVID-19 Safety Video

Chris Pratt and Elizabeth Banks are back in action as their characters Emmet and Lucy from The LEGO Movie.

The two stars teamed up with LEGO for a new safety video for young kids that explains the coronavirus and safety points to follow along with.

Emmet and Lucy even come up with a song “that will help you remember the very best ways to stay healthy.”

The PSA was conceptualized, produced and animated by Pure Imagination in a matter of weeks, entirely remotely, using their resources in Los Angeles and their animation studio in Trivandrum, India (Zebu Animation).

Check out the video below!

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Elizabeth Banks Shares List of Fun Things To Do For Parents Staying Home With Their Kids During Coronavirus School Closures

Elizabeth Banks has provided a small list of fun things to do with your kids, while they’re home during the school closures because of coronavirus.

The 46-year-old filmmaker posted the list on her Instagram as a resource for all parents who will be staying with their kids.

“Home with the kids and need activities? Started a scavenger hunt w friends. To be presented via FaceTime. Here is the list. We also have 3 tasks: draw a portrait of another family member, create a secret handshake and build a tower out of anything that measures 4 feet. Have fun, stay safe and healthy,” she writes.

Elizabeth added, “Hope this helps some parents out there. 😘 leave other ideas in the comments! #covid_19 #familyisolation.”

On top of Elizabeth‘s fun list, Scholastic also announced their Learn At Home program.

The program features “four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video” and kids can learn solo, with their siblings, or parent, too.

Elizabeth Banks Created a Fun Scavenger Hunt for Those Social Distancing!

Elizabeth Banks has an entertaining plan!

The 46-year-old Charlie’s Angels director posted a fun scavenger hunt for people to take part in with their children while social distancing at home amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

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“Home with the kids and need activities? Started a scavenger hunt w friends. To be presented via FaceTime. Here is the list. We also have 3 tasks: draw a portrait of another family member, create a secret handshake and build a tower out of anything that measures 4 feet. Have fun, stay safe and healthy. Hope this helps some parents out there. 😘 leave other ideas in the comments! #covid_19 #familyisolation,” she captioned the post.

Many stars are social distancing an self-quarantining amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Find out who Lady Gaga is quarantining with…

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Ashley Judd, Elizabeth Banks, Padma Lakshmi & More Celebs React To Harvey Weinstein's Guilty Verdict

Earlier today, Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of committing a criminal sexual act and third-degree rape and celebrities are reacting to it on social media.

The charges and verdict come almost two years after the former producer was accused of sexual harassment, assault or rape.

Ashley Judd was one of the first to react to the verdict, writing, “For the women who testified in this case, and walked through traumatic hell, you did a public service to girls and women everywhere, thank you.#ConvictWeinstein #Guilty.”

Chef Padma Lakshmi added, “Harvey Weinstein is now a convicted rapist. If there’s a man who doesn’t deserve bail, it’s him.”

“I am heartened for his victims and for all those who said #metoo and #TimesUp that some justice has been done,” Elizabeth Banks shared on her timeline.

Annabella Sciorra also reacted to Harvey‘s guilty verdict, despite being acquitted on her rape charges.

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Elizabeth Banks Re-Wears Oscars Party Dress From 2004!

Elizabeth Banks is re-wearing a dress she wore to an Oscars after party over 15 years ago!

The 46-year-old actress and director stepped out in the red dress at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday night (February 9) at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Elizabeth previously wore the Badgley Mischka gown to the same party back in 2004.

“It’s gorgeous and it fits…so why not wear it again?!” Elizabeth asked on her Instagram.

She continued, “Proud to wear my @badgleymischka dress that I first wore to @vanityfair #oscars party in 2004, re-imagined with @wendiandnicole, to bring global awareness to the importance of sustainability in fashion and consumerism as it relates to climate change, production & consumption, ocean pollution, labor & women.”

Elizabeth isn’t the only celebrity to re-wear a red carpet look! Tiffany Haddish previously wore an Alexander McQueen dress multiple times!

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Look Inside UTA's Private Pre-Oscar Party with Timothee Chalamet, Greta Gerwig, & More!

Timothee Chalamet poses for a photo with filmmakers and couple Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach while attending the UTA Pre-Oscar Party on Friday (February 7) at Sunset Tower in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 24-year-old actor starred in Greta‘s film Little Women, which is nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars. She’s also nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay!

Noah wrote and directed the movie Marriage Story, which is also up for Best Picture. He’s also nominated for Best Original Screenplay.

More celebs in attendance at the party included Best Actress and Best Original Song nominee Cynthia Erivo, as well as Elizabeth Banks, Marisa Tomei, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kristen Wiig, Keegan-Michael Key, John Cho, Whitney Cummings, and Tyra Banks. Celebs toasted with Heineken drinks at the event.

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