ROB ZOMBIE’s ‘The Munsters’ Movie Reboot Will Debut On NETFLIX This Fall

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Rob ZombieThe movie reboot of the classic 1960s sitcom “The Munsters” will debut this fall on netflix.

Zombiewhose real name was Robert Cummings before legally editing it, he took to his Instagram earlier today (Monday, July 18) to say his film will premiere on the streaming service this fall alongside Tim Burtonit is “The Addams Family” spin-off series “Wednesday”.

“This fall, we are going to scare ourselves as if we were in 1964!” Zombie wrote. “Yes, THE MUNSTERS and THE ADDAMS FAMILY are back on the boob hit at the same time thanks to @netflix”.

He added, “It’s been 58 years since this clash of titans first happened. Perfect entertainment for your pumpkin carving party.”

Zombiethe movie reboot of “The Munsters” reportedly began filming in May 2021 and will star Zombiehis wife, Sheri Moon ZombieThrow as Lily Munsterand Jeff Daniel Phillips as Herman Munster. The cast will also include Daniel Roebuck co-starred as Grandfather Munster. Richard Brake (“31”, “3 From Hell”) plays Dr Henry Augustus Wolfgang. Catherine Schell (“Space: 1999”, “Return of the Pink Panther”) plays “Zoya Krupp the gypsy queen.” Dee Wallace, Cassandra “Elvira” Peterson and Jorge Garcia will also be featured.

Zombie tells EW that “The Munsters” is more family friendly than his previous films.

“Yeah, that’s 100% in the spirit of the show,” he said. “I didn’t want it to be any different. I totally wanted to keep the vibe it had in the 60s.”

Regarding his choices for the actors of the film, Rob said: “I wanted to cast people who had worked a lot together. I couldn’t risk getting on set in Budapest [Hungary] and it’s okay, my prospects don’t get along, they don’t have chemistry. That’s why I chose the cast that I chose. Jeff Daniel Phillips and Sheri Moon Zombie and Daniel Roebuckthey work together a lot and I knew they would fall for it.”

As to how peterson ended up playing real estate agent Barbara Carr, Rob said: “We have been friends with Cassandra because I don’t even know how long. She was at our wedding, she was at Sheri’s shower. We have been friends with her for at least 25 years. So he was another good person who could come in and fit in perfectly, totally familiar.”

“The Munsters” will be released by Universal Entertainment 1440a branch of production Universal Filmed Entertainment Group.

the original “The Munsters” aired on SCS for two seasons from September 1964 to May 1966.

Zombiewhich is a huge “Munsters” fan, joined Patrick Butch for a commentary track for the film “Munster, go home!”which was released on Blu-ray by scream plant in 2020.

Musician, filmmaker and author, Rob Zombie has directed eight feature films, including 2019’s “3 from Hell”2016 “31” and 2012 “The Lords of Salem”. His other directing credits include the cult favorite “House of 1000 Corpses” and his companion, “The Devil’s Rejects”as well as the 2007 reimagining of John Charpentierit is “Halloween”plus its sequel, “Halloween 2”. Zombie also developed his own comic book series into an R-rated animated feature, “The Haunted World of El Superbeasto”.

Zombie admitted to The pulse of the radio some time ago it was difficult for him to break out of the horror genre. “The movies I’ve done so far have been pretty dark and pretty much in this world because those are the opportunities that have come up,” he explained. “You know, people who have invested money in these things know that if I stick to this stuff, it’s easily more profitable. So it’s a much bigger challenge to stick with it. go out.”

Zombie released their seventh studio album, “The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy”in March 2021 via Nuclear explosion. The LP marked his first new album in nearly five years.

Photo credit: Travis Shin

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