Tracee Ellis Ross Grants Black Twitter's Wish For Her To Play Ms. Frizzle


By Sharee Silerio

Remember that time Twitter inspired the upcoming Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o film with Ava DuVernay as the director and Issa Rae as its writer?

Well, the internet is at it again, hoping to cast “Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis-Ross in a live-action adaptation of the 90s kid favorite, “The Magic School Bus”.

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Netflix is already working on an animated revival of the beloved show, which also includes a book series.

Fans are pushing for Ross to play the interesting, fun, lively Ms. Frizzle, who drives the school bus from reality to science dreamland.

On Twitter, Josh Gwynn suggested the idea, and several users retweeted it in support. Fans responded with fan art, reactions and their preference for Duvernay and Rae’s involvement.







Ross noticed the hype and responded to the proposal with curiosity.



Users became more excited as her tweet collected over 22,000 retweets and almost 70,000 likes, with over 800 replies.







Ross even called herself Ms. Frizzle, signaling that she’s on board with the project!



It looks like social media might be cooking up another great project starring one of our favs!

Did you watch “The Magic School Bus” growing up? What do you think about Tracee playing Ms. Frizzle?
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Sharee Silerio is a St. Louis-based freelance writer, Film and TV writer-producer, and blogger. When she isn’t creating content for The Root or The St. Louis American, she enjoys watching drama/sci-fi/comedy movies and TV shows, writing faith and self-love posts for SincerelySharee.com, relaxing with a cup of chai tea, crafting chic DIY event décor, and traveling. Review her freelance portfolio at ShareeSilerio.com then connect with her on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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