Kate McKinnon is set to take over a beloved role from many ’90s kids’ childhoods.
McKinnon will voice Ms. Frizzle in Netflix’s arriving reconstruction of The Magic School Bus. The Saturday Night Live actress takes over for strange Ms. Frizzle voice singer Lily Tomlin in Magic School Bus Rides Again, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Magic School Bus revival series is set to core on a “modernized” Ms. Frizzle holding her kids by the star on her high-tech bus, according to the report. “The series will also prominence the latest tech innovations such as robotics, wearables and camera record to — like in the strange series — inspire children’s seductiveness in science.”
There’s no premiere date nonetheless for Magic School Bus Rides Again, thought it is reportedly approaching to dump at some indicate in 2017.
The strange Magic School Bus aired from 1994-98 on PBS and after aired in reruns. Tomlin won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for her voice opening in 1996.
McKinnon has done a name for herself over the last few years by her standout participation on SNL. The comedian and singer has played the likes of Hillary Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch, Kellyanne Conway, Angela Merkel and Justin Bieber. She won an Emmy for her opening in 2016, apropos the first SNL regular to do so given Dana Carvey in 1993.
McKinnon has also branched out into film acting, having standout roles in such cinema as Ghostbusters, Office Christmas Party and Masterminds.
“Kate McKinnon as the voice of Ms. Frizzle” is the biggest judgment we have ever heard
— rabble (@burritoprophet) February 8, 2017
My little happy heart is bursting
Kate McKinnon Is Voicing Ms. Frizzle In The New “Magic School Bus” Series https://t.co/PLmafpm3iD
— Hannah McCorry (@Dwight_parade) February 8, 2017
Oh my god.
Kate McKinnon is Miss Frizzle in The Magic School Bus.
Perfect cast, much?
— Ben Tedds (@BenTedds42) February 8, 2017
Kate Mckinnon as Miss Frizzle…hell yes!!! https://t.co/MHKvzUwCOw
— Daniel Tyler Gill (@Gilly200e) February 8, 2017
Bless you, Kate McKinnon…Magic School Bus is coming back.
— Ptl. Master Ben(GM8) (@gallantmon8) February 8, 2017
Omg omg omg omg
This show played daily at 3:30 4 after school we never missed an episode.
I venerate Kate McKinnon.
I’M SO HAPPY https://t.co/FG6tm8xPnQ
— uh-LAH-nuh (@Tybawai) February 8, 2017