Following last week’s release of the trailer for The Munsters, director Rob Zombie took to Instagram to announce that his highly-anticipated adaptation will officially be heading to Netflix this coming fall. In his post, Zombie shares his excitement about the horror comedy remake’s coinciding release with Tim Burton’s The Addams Family series Wednesday.
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The upcoming remake is written and directed by Rob Zombie, who has been developing the project for over two decades. It stars Jeff Daniel Phillips as Herman Munster, Sheri Moon Zombie as Lily Munster, Dan Roebuck as Grandpa Munster, Jorge Garcia, Dee Wallace, Sylvester McCoy, Richard Brake, Cassandra Peterson, and more.
Created by Allan Burns and Chris Hayward, The Munsters was a classic comedy series described as a satire of American suburban life. It ran on-air for 70 episodes from 1965 to 1966. Despite its short run, it received positive reviews and acclaim, including a Golden Globe nomination for Best Television Series.
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While Zombie is best known for his music career, the “Dragula” singer has found a successful career as a director as well. His filmography includes House of 1000 Corpses, 31, and most recently, 3 from Hell.