Portia de Rossi to Play Lily Munster in NBC’s ‘Munsters’ Resurrection

by | June 12, 2012 at 9:57 PM | Celebrities, TV News

Portia de Rossi (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Mockingbird Lane” has found its matriarch.

Arrested Development” co-star Portia de Rossi has signed on to play the famed vampire bride Lily Munster for NBC’s the upcoming remake of The Munsters, “Mockingbird Lane,” according to TVLine.com.

This version of the classic TV show won’t be a comedy however. The reboot is being called a “visually spectacular one hour drama,” that centers around the origins of the odd-ball family and how they came to live at 1313 Mockingbird Lane.

Already cast have been the likes of Jerry O’Connell (as husband Herman Munster), Eddie Izzard (as Grandpa), Mason Cook (as werewolf son Eddie) and Charity Wakefield (as cousin Marilyn).