If you thought the idea of rebooting 'The Munsters' for modern times was stupid, you're in luck. NBC looks to be pulling the plug on 'Mockingbird Lane,' which was mostly cast and which played a four minute sizzle reel at Comic Con 2012.
Ever since NBC announced that it was moving forward on a Bryan Fuller-helmed, Bryan Singer-directed reboot of the classic 'Munsters' family titled 'Mockingbird Lane,' people have been curious what kind of format it might take. Lighthearted comedy? Visually distinct drama? Those on hand at Comic-Con 2012 were treated to a special preview of the series, but now a few details of the upcoming series have shed light on what viewers should expect.
There were many panels for people to see throughout Comic-Con on all sorts of television shows. But the one that slid under the radar for a few was Bryan Fuller's 'Mockingbird Lane,' the revamped version of 'The Munsters' TV series.
Things are definitely going to start getting weird once NBC's 'The Munsters' update 'Mockingbird Lane' begins shooting on locations, contrasting the (presumably) garish characters with more casual setting. One thing's for sure now, at least we know that other people do exist in the Bryan Singer / Bryan Fuller helmed reboot, now that a familiar 'Glee' and '30 Rock' star has been cast, alongside a Fuller staple.
Boy, someone's certainly excited to begin production, aren't they? In the last 24 hours alone, we've seen Portia de Rossi added to the cast of NBC's forthcoming 'Munsters' reboot 'Mockingbird Lane,' as well as our first look at Charity Wakefield in costume as Marilyn, so what's next? With production helmed by Bryan Fuller and Bryan Singer underway, which member of the cast is next to show off their look?
It's been a big couple of days for NBC's upcoming 'Munsters' reboot 'Mockingbird Lane.' First, we learned that former 'Sliders' star Jerry O'Connell would take the part of Munster clan patriarch Herman Munster, and late last night we learned that 'Arrested Development' star Portia de Rossi landed the role of his wife Lily, having acquired it from 'True Blood' star Mariana Klaveno. Now, we've scared up our first look at the stars on the set...
We sure hope that 'The Munsters' reboot 'Mockingbird Lane' matriarch Lily Munster knows how to cook a bit more than hot ham water, based on its latest casting. Development continues to swirl on the Bryan Fuller-fronted remake of the classic horror comedy series, but now it seems like Lily Munster has got her star, no 'Arrested Development' about it.
Casting for NBC's forthcoming Bryan Fuller-helmed 'Munsters' reboot 'Mockingbird Lane,' has certainly begun picking up steam, especially with the recent announcement that former 'Stand By Me' star Jerry O'Connell would play the family's Frankenstein monster patriarch Herman Munster. So what about his wife, Lily Munster? It would seem the producers have their hearts set on a certain 'True Blood' actress, but there's just one problem...
Well, lets be honest. When was the last time you saw Jerry O'Connell, and didn't feel like chasing him with pitchforks and fire? NBC's reboot of 'The Munsters,' titled 'Mockingbird Lane' has made another step (or lurch) closer to the real deal, as the family's patriarch not has a face. Or, at the very least, one cobbled together from other faces.
Pilot season may have come and gone for 2012, but the wheels have already begun turning on the next round, and NBC's forthcoming 'Munsters' reboot 'Mockingbird Lane' already has a considerable amount of buzz. Granted, the same was once said of David E. Kelley's 'Wonder Woman,' but for now the Munsters just got one step closer to the screen, and you'll howl at the moon when you learn who's just been cast.