Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vamp. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and Lily and Herman's only child, Eddie, has his werewolf tendencies surface in puberty, forcing the family to relocate to their famous 1313 Mockingbird Lane address.
Portia de Rossi is set to play Lily Munster in NBC's reboot of The Munsters, Mockingbird Lane. The role was originally played by Yvonne De Carlo in classic version from the 60s. Mason Cook is playing Eddie Munster with Eddie Izzard portraying Grandpa. Earlier this month we reported that Jerry O'Connell will play the role of Herman Munster.
In addition to the latest casting news, NBC has unveiled the first image from the set which features Charity Wakefield as Marilyn Munster.Read More
Jerry O'Connell has boarded NBC's The Munsters reboot, Mockingbird Lane. The show has been changed from a comedy to a one hour long visually intense drama.
The actor will play Herman Munster, who was originally played by Fred Gwynne in classic '60s version. The pilot was written by Bryan Fuller and is going to be directed by Bryan Singer.Read More
NBC has pushed production on The Munsters pilot Mockingbird Lane, taking it out of contention for the fall 2012 season.
Insiders say that NBC wanted more time to enhance certain elements of the show that they see as a priority, rather than rush the current script into production. Shooting was originally slated to start later this month in Vancouver. It is now slated to begin this summer, and, if the show is picked up, it may debut in midseason next year.Read More
One of the most intriguing pilots currently in development is NBC's reboot The Munsters, from Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller. It seems the title itself is getting a reboot, with the project now being titled Mockingbird Lane.
The new title represents the street this family of creatures moves into, and it also signifies that this new series will be much different than the original version of The Munsters, which aired from 1964 to 1966. The pilot is currently in the casting stage, and it isn't known when production may begin.Read More