The Munsters are coming back in a big way, thanks to Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller — and it won't be a comedy.
Deadline is reporting that NBC is keen to get Fuller's revamped Munsters show for the summer. And Fuller has reimagined the entire thing as a one-hour drama. But knowing Fuller, it will probably play out as a wildly charming, sometimes silly, dramedy. Fuller's vision for the characters is fairly similar to the original, with a few updates here and there. According to Deadline:
Like Fuller's previous series, Pushing Daisies, the project features striking visuals mixed with all the classic Munsters archetypes. Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula, who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vamp. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and Lily and Herman's only child, Eddie, has his werewolf tendencies surface in puberty, forcing the family to relocate to their famous 1313 Mockingbird Lane address.
With this and a Bewitched remake both in the pipeline, there could be a lot more retro domestic fantasy coming our way soon.