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Be Still My Heart, Kate McKinnon Is Voicing The New Ms. Frizzle In The "Magic School Bus" Remake

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Posted on February 8, 2017, at 2:32 p.m. ET

In case you hadn't heard,a Magic School Bus remake has been in the works over at Netflix since 2014.


Originally titled The Magic School Bus 360°, 26 episodes of the show were slated to begin screening on Netflix in 2016. The show is produced by Scholastic Media.

And in case you hadn't heard, we're being gifted a brand-new Ms. Frizzle — who was originally voiced by the one and only Lily Tomlin.

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Who — oh who — could possibly fill those shoes? Only a young comedic genius named KATE MCKINNON. McKinnon will be voicing Ms. Fiona Frizzle, sister to Tomlin's Ms. Valerie Frizzle.

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Yes, it's true. Today, Netflix announced that McKinnon will take on the role in their new series, officially titled Magic School Bus Rides Again.


This is a brand new Friz we can all get behind.

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Kate McKinnon is playing Ms. Valerie Frizzle's sister. The language of this post has been updated to reflect this fact.