Elizabeth Banks to produce and star in live-action adaptation of ‘The Magic School Bus’

Elizabeth Banks to produce and star in live-action adaptation of ‘The Magic School Bus’

Based on the Scholastic book series by author Joanna Cole, “The Magic School Bus” was a popular 1990s animated TV series starring Lily Tomlin as the voice of Ms. Frizzle, who took her class on field trips in a transforming school bus that could turn into a spaceship, submarine, airplane and more.

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WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: ‘9 to 5’ sequel to reunite original trio, ‘Charlie’s Angels’ reboot in the works, ‘RGB’ and ‘Ocean’s 8’ get home-release dates

WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: ‘9 to 5’ sequel to reunite original trio, ‘Charlie’s Angels’ reboot in the works, ‘RGB’ and ‘Ocean’s 8’ get home-release dates

WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: ’9 to 5’ sequel to reunite original trio, ‘Charlie’s Angels’ reboot in the works, and ‘RGB’ and ‘Ocean’s 8’ get home-release dates.

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Women’s Week news roundup: ‘Zootopia’ comes home, Paul Feig responds to ‘Ghostbusters’ backlash, ‘Mary Poppins’ returns in sequel and more

Women’s Week news roundup: ‘Zootopia’ comes home, Paul Feig responds to ‘Ghostbusters’ backlash, ‘Mary Poppins’ returns in sequel and more

Women’s Week news roundup: ‘Zootopia’ comes home, Paul Feig responds to ‘Ghostbusters’ backlash, ‘Mary Poppins’ returns in sequel, Elizabeth Banks exits “Pitch Perfect 3.”

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Do not feed the trolls even if you have the ‘Goodfellas’ spaghetti recipe

Do not feed the trolls even if you have the ‘Goodfellas’ spaghetti recipe

A blogger’s recent comments about how women just can’t understand “Goodfellas” illustrate why the sagest of Internet tips – do not feed the trolls – is so hard to heed.

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‘Pitch Perfect 2’ hits a high note for film by and for women, but there’s a feeling of deja vu

‘Pitch Perfect 2’ hits a high note for film by and for women, but there’s a feeling of deja vu

“Pitch Perfect 2” far surpassed industry expectations to gross an estimated $70.3 million at the domestic box office this weekend. It’s a rarity: a summer movie about women, primarily starring women and mostly made by women – and it’s time that stopped being such an oddity.

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‘Madding’ lack of women in business on screen – and women directors behind the camera

‘Madding’ lack of women in business on screen – and women directors behind the camera

Brandy McDonnell looks at the ‘Madding’ lack of women business owners on the big screen – and even more maddening statistics about the dearth of women behind the camera.

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