Jerry O'Connell on 'Munsters' reboot 'Mockingbird Lane': 'It's darker'
Published Jun 13 2012, 16:15 BST | By Justin Harp Jerry O'Connell
has opened up about his role in NBC's upcoming Munsters
reboot series Mockingbird Lane
O'Connell, who will play Herman Munster
, commented that Mockingbird Lane
will have a different tone to its zany 1960s predecessor.
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"It's gonna be completely different… It's a little darker than the original. It really is," the actor hinted.
O'Connell went on to reveal that Mockingbird Lane
will feature the latest in "cool special effects".
He added: "I can't wait for people to see it."
Eddie Izzard has also joined Mockingbird Lane
to play Grandpa Munster, a role originated by Al Lewis on the classic series.
Mason Cook of Spy Kids 4
fame has been cast as Eddie Munster
and Portia de Rossi is to portray Lily Munster
The original Munsters
series aired from 1964 to 1966 on CBS.