Is house of 1,000 corpses And Halloween Remake writer Rob Zombie told “greatest love story ever”? It’s a somewhat implausible, and perhaps somewhat tongue-in-cheek, claim that opens up the trailer (below) for the upcoming movie version of Zombie. Munsters,
There’s no doubt that the filmmaker loves classic sitcoms from the 1960s. In fact, the new film is the result of a two-decade-long quest by zombies to bring Herman, Lily and Grandpa Munster to the screen.
“This project is from twenty years ago,” says the director. “When I was doing my first film, house of 1,000 corpsesAt Universal Studios, the president of the studio at the time asked me, ‘Oh, any idea what you would like to do for your next film?’ I was just, without hesitation, like, ‘You’That Munsters!,
“There were two shows, there was Munsters And Addams Family, and they were always like neck and neck,” he explains. “They came out at the same time, they ended at the same time, they were similar-but-different, both high quality, both completely were memorable. but Addams Family They had two major movies, they had a Broadway show, they had all kinds of things. And Munsters Actually that was not going on. I thought a big Munsters The movie will be amazing. Then it didn’t happen.”
The director finally got a chance to revive the franchise during the pandemic, when he shot the film in Hungary under the leadership of zombie veterans Jeff Daniel Phillips, Daniel Roebuck and the filmmaker’s wife, Sherry Moon Zombie.
“I wanted to cast people who had worked together a lot,” says Zombie. “I couldn’t afford to go and go on set in Budapest, my leads aren’t getting along, they don’t have any chemistry. So I chose the cast I wanted. Jeff Daniel Phillips and Sherry Moon Zombie and Daniel Roebuck, they work together a lot and I knew they would get right into it.”
Universal 1440 Entertainment Daniel Roebuck, Sherry Moon Zombie and Jeff Daniels Phillips in ‘The Munsters’
The film’s cast also includes Jorge Garcia, Richard Braque, Katherine Schell, Sylvester McCoy and Cassandra Peterson (aka Elvira), who plays real estate agent Barbara Carr.
“We’ve been friends with Cassandra because I don’t even know how long,” says Zombie. “She was at our wedding, she was at Sherry’s shower. We’ve been friends with her for at least 25 years. So she was another nice person who could come in completely familiar.”
Munsters Will be released this fall. Watch the film’s trailer above.
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