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Eddie Izzard is Grandpa Munster in "The Munsters" Reboot

Posted: March 20th, 2012 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Eddie Izzard is Grandpa Munster in "The Munsters" RebootSubmit Comment
TVLine has learned that Eddie Izzard (Valkyrie) has been cast as Grandpa Munster in NBC's upcoming "The Munsters" reboot, which is now being called "Mockingbird Lane."

Bryan Singer (Valkyrie, X-Men) will executive produce and is planning to direct the pilot episode. Bryan Fuller ("Pushing Daisies") ia also producing. The plan is to make a more serious and "visually spectacular" hourlong drama.

Grandpa Munster is a vampire and was originally played by Al Lewis in the classic 1960's show.

Source: TVLine


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Dekead writes:
on March 20th, 2012 at 6:02:54 PM

Damn Hollywood is desperate...
minkowski writes:
on March 20th, 2012 at 7:16:40 PM

"The plan is to make a more serious and "visually spectacular" hourlong drama."

And they'll accomplish this task by using a television show featuring characters every bit as serious as Scooby Doo.

Can't wait for the more serious, more visually appealing, Mork and Mindy.
Ranger writes:
on March 20th, 2012 at 7:17:24 PM

'Pushing Daisies'... is that a euphemism for Singer 'Tamping Turds!' (like we have to ask)?

Ranger writes:
on March 20th, 2012 at 7:18:33 PM

What mink said. They're (trying) to turn a fab, fun 60's classic comedy into a 1-hour drama?

Who's the salesman that sells this sh*t to the studios, because they could sell ketchup popsicles to a woman in white gloves!
Ranger writes:
on March 20th, 2012 at 7:24:44 PM

Nice casting of Eddie Izzard to play the after-dead vampire.

They'll save a fortune on make-up.
minkowski writes:
on March 20th, 2012 at 7:28:14 PM

Whitney Houston for Morticia.
Jar Jar Binks writes:
on March 20th, 2012 at 8:19:07 PM

Meesa say Ranger for Thing, and plastic mans daughter for everything else, meesa say!
Ranger writes:
on March 20th, 2012 at 8:46:52 PM

@mink... too soon?

@Jar Jar - you know it my friend!
Man in Black writes:
on March 20th, 2012 at 10:24:01 PM

Huh Mink isn't Morticia an Adams ( Family )?
Jennifer I Love Hewitt writes:
on March 20th, 2012 at 10:38:13 PM

Really? Eddie Izzard. How desperate to you have to be to hire him?
DaveThePhotoGuy writes:
on March 21st, 2012 at 3:15:38 AM

Meh!
KillerSniper45 writes:
on March 21st, 2012 at 5:34:02 AM

What will this remake? Is this going to benefit anybody anyway? Stop with all this remakes, please!!!
Champ1432 writes:
on March 21st, 2012 at 10:44:08 PM

Zero interest in this.

Can they really not come up with anything remotely promising?

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