After Josh Gwynn (@RegardingJosh) first suggested the idea in a May tweet, various fans have been circulating this inspired casting choice on Twitter, while also sharing fan art of what Ross’ Ms. Frizzle might look like. But on Friday, the Black-ish star not only caught wind of this latest movement but also responded, expressing interest in the idea.
“…now what’s this I hear about some of you wanting me to play Ms. Frizzle on Magic School Bus?” tweeted the actress. “Tell me more…”
...now what's this I hear about some of you wanting me to play Ms. Frizzle on The Magic School Bus? Tell me more...
While this may seem like the Internet’s wishful thinking at the moment, it is important to note that the last time people excitedly tweeted about Rihanna and Star Wars actress Lupita Nyong’o costarring in a movie together … and A Wrinkle In Time filmmaker Ava DuVernay should direct it … and that Insecure star and creator Issa Rae should write it — it became a reality.
SNL star and fellow Emmy nominee — and last year’s Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy winner — Kate McKinnon is set to voice the beloved fictional teacher, taking up the mantle from Ross’ other fellow nominee, Grace and Frankie‘s Lily Tomlin.
Netflix hasn’t set a premiere date for its revival yet. You can see more fan tweets, including some fan art of Ross as Ms. Frizzle, below.
ok so make this happen like y'all did with the rihanna/lupita thing. gon head get that fan art poppin https://t.co/7KJZghYjob