WEEK IN WOMEN: Elizabeth Banks’ Live Action on THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS – Brandy McDonnell reports

Elizabeth Banks is jumping on board Universal’s live-action adaptation of The Magic School Bus, and she will produce the movie as well as star as adventurous teacher Ms. Frizzle. Ryan Christians from Marc Platt Productions will oversee production with Sara Scott and Lexi Barta from Universal Pictures.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Jamie Lee Curtis Signs on for HALLOWEEN sequels – Brandy McDonnell reports

Following the global fan enthusiasm for last year’s “Halloween,” starring Jamie Lee Curtis and directed by David Gordon Green, which became the highest-grossing installment in the classic horror franchise, Universal Pictures has announced release dates for two new films in the iconic “Halloween” series, starring Curtis.

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