‘The Munsters’. Rob Zombie gives first look.

With Halloween fast approaching Rob Zombie shows the first pictures of ‘The Munsters’

This goes to confirm that the stars of Rob’s next venture are Jeff Daniel Phillips as Herman Munster, Sheri Moon Zombie as Lily Munster and Dan Roebuck as Grandpa Munster.
Rob Zombie confirmed on the 7th June On June 7, Zombie announced that he would be writing and helming the film based on the ’60s sitcom about a family of friendly monsters, and revealed that he will be constructing all of Mockingbird Lane. The film follows a family of benign monsters who relocate from Transylvania to the American suburbs.
Not a huge amount of is known about the film yet but Rob is keeping everyone up to date on his Instagram account, including a couple of teasing pictures of what the characters may be wearing.

Rob is better know for his horror films such as The Devils Rejects, Halloween and 3 from hell so the question is how dark will ‘The Munsters’ be as it was a family comedy show and how well will it work as a film. Can it do the same as was done with ‘The Adams Family‘?
The Munsters is an American sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters. The series starred Fred Gwynne as Frankenstein’s monster and head-of-the-household Herman Munster; Yvonne De Carlo as his wife Lily; Al Lewis as Lily’s father, Grandpa, the somewhat over-the-hill vampire Count Dracula who longs for the “good old days” in Transylvania; Beverley Owen (later replaced by Pat Priest) as their teenage niece Marilyn, who was attractive by conventional standards but the “ugly duckling” of the family; and Butch Patrick as their werewolfish son Eddie.
Produced by the creators of Leave It to Beaver, the series was a satire of American suburban life, as well as both traditional monster movies and the wholesome family fare of the era. It achieved higher Nielsen ratings than the similarly macabre-themed The Addams Family, which aired concurrently on ABC.
In 1965, The Munsters was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series but lost to The Rogues. In the 21st century it received several TV Land Award nominations, including one for Most Uninsurable Driver (Herman Munster).
The series originally aired on Thursday at 7:30 pm on CBS from September 24, 1964, to May 12, 1966. Seventy episodes were produced. It was cancelled after ratings dropped to a series low due to competition from ABC’s Batman. Butch Patrick said, “I think ‘Batman’ was to blame. ‘Batman’ just came along and took our ratings away.” But The Munsters found a large audience in syndication

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