Portia De Rossi Joins Munsters Reboot
First Published: June 13, 2012 10:43 AM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Portia de Rossi is about to bare her fangs!
The actress has been cast as Lily Munster in “The Munsters” reboot, “Mockingbird Lane,” Entertainment Weekly reported.
Portia will play the vampire bride of Herman Munster (Jerry O’Connell). She’ll also star alongside of Eddie Izzard, who has been cast as Grandpa Munster in the Bryan Fuller’s dramatic re-imagining of the classic TV show.
Yvonne De Carlo originally played the role of Lily in the ‘60s sitcom.
On Tuesday, Jerry told AccessHollywood.com’s Laura Saltman he was excited about the new NBC pilot as she visited him while he worked on Disney Junior’s “Jake and the Never Land Pirates.”
“It’s a little darker than the original. It really is,” he said. “It’s a great project… [with] a lot of cool, special effects.”
Adding, “I can’t wait for people to see it.”
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