Just a few weeks ago we told you that there were rumours that The Munsters could be returning to TV screens in a reboot of the famous show, and these rumours have now been confirmed and the show is going ahead. NBC have officially picked up the reboot of the classic 60’s TV show, and after reading Bryan Fuller’s (Pushing Daisies, Dead Like Me) script, they have ordered a pilot episode.
Universal Television is producing the project, described as an imaginative reinvention of “The Munsters” as a visually spectacular one-hour drama.
Here is what Deadline said a few weeks back:
“Word is that NBC, which may pull the trigger on a series order as early as this week, envisions the new Munsters as a potential summer or event series. Like Fuller’s previous series, Pushing Daisies, the project features striking visuals mixed with all the classic Munsters archetypes. 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.”
By Matt Wavish