'The Munsters' Reboot In Works At NBC From Jill Kargman & Seth Meyers

'The Munsters' Reboot In Works At NBC From Jill Kargman & Seth Meyers

'The Munsters' Reboot In Works At NBC From Jill Kargman & Seth Meyers

The original comedy series "The Munsters", which starred Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster, aired for two seasons from 1964-1966, Variety said. After a false start a few years back, the Munsters are finally returning to the small screen - and 1313 Mockingbird Lane is apparently moving postcodes.

NBC attempted to resurrect the show as an hour-long series in 2012 but it failed to make a splash.

Now in development, The Munsters reboot is said to be inspired by the original series, but will relocate the setting of the show from California to Brooklyn, New York, where the oddball family will try to fit in among hipsters.

The new version of the show set in Brooklyn will be released in half-hour installments when it is officially rebooted. Kargman will write the script as well as executive produce with Myers and Mike Shoemaker. Munsters is the latest in the reboot or revival category as the phrase "everything old is new again" is being taken seriously at TV studios. However, while the "Addams Family" was a monstrous and odd family wanting to just live out their lives doing what they did best, with a more unsettling side to their characters, "The Munsters", despite their odd appearances, were just a "normal" family.

Unless you were alive in the late 1960s you may not know much about the classic series, The Munsters. Now, it appears that the promise NBC's chief Bob Greenblatt made in 2013 to bring The Munsters back is finally happening. Titled Mockingbird Lane, the creatives behind the project produced an expensive pilot helmed by X-Men director Bryan Singer and starring Jerry O'Connell, Portia de Rossi, and Eddie Izzard.

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