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'The Flintstones' Animated Comedy Sequel Series 'Bedrock' Is Coming, Elizabeth Banks to Voice & Produce!

The Flintstones are coming back to TV!

A sequel series to the beloved animated original, called Bedrock, is coming to Fox from Elizabeth Banks, Deadline reported Tuesday (April 27).

The show, described as a primetime animated adult comedy series, will also feature Elizabeth voicing a familiar character: Pebbles Flintstone.

The project has been in the works for years with Elizabeth and Warner Bros. Animation.

Here’s a plot summary: “Bedrock will follow the Flintstone family two decades after the original, with Fred on the brink of retirement and 20-something Pebbles embarking on her own career. As the Stone Age gives way to a shiny and enlightened new Bronze Age, the residents of Bedrock will find this evolution harder than a swing from Bamm-Bamm’s club.”

The pilot script is being written by Lindsay Kerns, who also wrote Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous and DC Super Hero Girls.

The original Flintstones series ran for six seasons on ABC and was the first animated series to air in primetime. Fox’s Tubi acquired the rights to all 166 episodes of the show and will launch it on May 1, timed with the show’s 60th anniversary.

“Long before the Simpsons and Springfield, the Griffins and Quahog or even when the Belchers started serving burgers on Ocean Avenue, there were the Flintstones and Bedrock. Their imprint on the animation universe is undeniable and the idea of adapting it for today’s audience is a challenge we here at Fox are very much looking forward to taking on with Warner Bros., Elizabeth and Lindsay. No pressure whatsoever, really,” said Michael Thorn of Fox.

Elizabeth Banks Reacts to Lil Nas X's 'Hunger Games' Styling in 'Montero' Video

Elizabeth Banks is loving Lil Nas X‘s style.

The 47-year-old actress, who played Effie Trinket in the Hunger Games film series, posted a side-by-side comparison of her character with one of the 21-year-old “Montero *Call Me By Your Name” superstar’s characters from his latest music video on her Instagram on Tuesday (March 31).

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The two characters share similar eccentric styling, with bright colors and big hair.

“Honestly, thrilled. @lilnasx you do you #montero,” she captioned the post.

Elizabeth Banks isn’t the only celebrity seeing some stylistic comparisons in Lil Nas X‘s much-buzzed about, controversial new music video: FKA twigs also weighed in after fans drew comparisons to her “cellophane” music video. Here’s what she had to say…

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Elizabeth Banks Shows Off Her 'Pasta Baby' Bump After Voting

Elizabeth Banks is feeling full, and feeling very good about it!

The 46-year-old Charlie’s Angels director posted a picture of herself showing off her “baby bump” on her Instagram on Thursday (October 15) after casting her vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

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“So many people asking how this happened so I wanted to officially share the news that it all started when I voted for @joebiden and @kamalaharris then ate a ton of tagliatelle and then ice cream. #vote #feelsgood #pastababy #itiswhatitis,” she captioned the post.

These are the stars who are also publicly endorsing Biden in the 2020 presidential election.

Elizabeth‘s “baby bump” might not be real, but there are a ton of celebs who are expecting! Find out who else…

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!

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.

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