Are you ready for the new Munsters? You're in luck, because a leaked photo featuring the cast of Mockingbird Lane has debuted online. It gives us a rough look at Herman, Lily, Eddie and Marilyn Munster, plus their vampy grandpa.
Do you notice anything different about the photo? The characters look great. As in, most of them are pretty good-looking. They're nowhere near their monstrous predecessors. Jerry O'Connell's Herman is lacking his Frankenstein face, and werewolf Eddie doesn't have the ears, teeth or widow's peak we're used to.
The Munsters may have human forms, but creator Bryan Fuller claims they'll have darker roots. What they lack in looks, they'll make up for in story.
"The Munsters actually do what monsters do," said Fuller. "They eat people and they have to live with the ramifications of being monstrous. It's like grounding it in a reality because the half-hour was a sitcom, we saw the monsters: they were monsters on the outside and weren't monsters on the inside. For us, they're monsters outside and inside, and we get to double our story."
Here's a photo of the original Munster family. How does the new version compare?