'The Munsters' To Be Reincarnated On TV

October 2nd, 2010 9:49am EDT

The Munsters Creepy comedy family The Munsters are heading back to the small screen in a new TV show with help from director Guillermo del Toro, according to reports.

The original series, starring Fred Gwynne and Yvonne De Carlo, ran for two years between 1964 and 1966 and it spawned several films before it was revived in the 1980s for a spin-off called "The Munsters Today," which ended in 1991.

Now executives at Universal are reportedly planning to bring the ghoulish group back once again, with "Pan's Labyrinth" director Del Toro taking a behind-the-scenes role in the project.

Bosses at TV network NBC are said to have commissioned a pilot episode, according to


Related: Fred Gwynne, Guillermo del Toro, Pan's Labyrinth, The Munsters, Yvonne De Carlo

Photo Credits: Universal Studios

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