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'Munsters' pilot: Cast it!

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The Munsters
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Now that you’ve had time to think about NBC ordering a pilot of Bryan Fuller’s remake of the classic ’60s TV show The Munsters, let’s help him cast it. According to EW’s James Hibberd, Fuller imagines an hour-long series exploring how the monster house came about that will have a darker and less campy feel than the black-and-white original.

My first thought was Spartacus‘ Lucy Lawless as Lily and Sons of Anarchy‘s Ron Perlman or Jeff Goldblum as Herman, while Sandra Gonzalez picked Chuck‘s Yvonne Strahovski as Marilyn, and Kate Ward pitched Danny DeVito as Grandpa and Bill Hader as her Herman. Without knowing exactly what ages Fuller is thinking, and how much makeup he wants to use, the options are endless. So brainstorm away!

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‘Munsters’ remake pilot ordered by NBC