Bryan Fuller's reboot of the campy TV series The Munsters (retitled in the reboot to Mockingbird Lane) could have been much more serious. Like Eddie Munster kills a bunch of people serious.
Last night, NBC aired the pilot of Mockingbird Lane, Bryan Fuller's reinvention of the classic sitcom The Munsters. We got to meet the beautifully spooky and witty Munster clan and witness vampire Eddie Izzard in his full, naked glory, but unlike Herman's well worn ticker, our hearts aren't broken that Mockingbird…
The fate of Bryan Fuller's TV reboot of the classic sitcom The Munsters, titled Mockingbird Lane has been up in the air. A couple of weeks ago, various sources had reported that NBC had dropped the project entirely, but Fuller himself said Mockingbird Lane wasn't quite dead. Now it looks like NBC won't be picking up…
Bryan Fuller's cruelly cancelled, just-as-it-was-hitting-its-stride show Pushing Daisies might not be dead! After dropping some wild hints about the return of this beloved series in some form or another, we've finally got a follow-up, and it sounds like more Pie Hole sing-a-longs will be in our future.
Guess who's playing Herman Munster in Bryan Fuller's new zany Munsters reboot, Mockingbird Lane? Jerry O'Connell. Which... huh. We did not see this one coming. Oh well at least they got Eddie Izzard for Grandpa, and a really good potential Lily Munster.
The first photo is out for Bryan Fuller's remake of the classic quirky sitcom The Munsters, Mockingbird Lane. Unfortunately, it's not a cast picture (we're dying to see Eddie Izzard as Grandpa), but it does set a cartoony gothic tone — at least where the show's architecture is concerned.
Pushing Daises' Bryan Fuller has been hired by NBC to polish off his Munsters TV pilot. But that's not all: apparently, Guillermo Del Toro wants to get involved in some manner. In the words of Herman Munster, "Oh, goody!" [EW]