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The Munsters Movie Watch – news and insider info on the Munsters movie (TBA).

A Rob Zombie Film The Munsters

About the Munsters movie.

Producer Rob Zombie announced The Munsters via an Instagram post on June 7, 2021. Shortly thereafter, subsequent posts mentioned filming in Budapest. The project is set up at Universal Studios’ 1440 Entertainment home entertainment division. The 1440 arm makes live-action and animated films and series for worldwide distribution across all non-theatrical platforms, which indicates the movie will likely go directly to streaming on Peacock.

The Munsters movie watch – news, leaks, insider info, and more.

New Mockingbird Lane photos posted online. September 24, 2021

Director Rob Zombie shared more pictures of the Mockingbird Lane set. The new Munsters’ Mansion looks exactly like the old one! Zombie posted the following message on Instagram alongside a few new pics of the set.

“It’s a beautiful day in Budapest and good old Mockingbird Lane is coming along perfectly. Who wouldn’t want to live here?”

New Munsters special effects hint movie may be darker than we thought. August 17, 2021

Rob Zombie posted new pictures on Instagram today showing some of the special effects prosthetics and masks that will be used in the upcoming Munsters movie. We have to say, these are a lot scarier than we thought and hint that The Munsters may have a true horror element to it.

Munsters house construction progresses to paved street. August 20, 2021

Producer/Director Rob Zombie posted an update on Instagram that showed the street in front of the Munsters mansion had been paved.

“Mockingbird Lane now has a paved street! Things are moving and grooving!”

First look at costumes and appliances from Budapest. August 2, 2021

Rob Zombie leaked a few more looks at costumes and prosthetics via Instagram today with this message:

“Things are really heating up in the wardrobe department here in Budapest. Here are a few quick glimpses.”

The spiderweb design looks like something Lily would wear and the ruffled cape on the hanger looks close to previously released design sketches for Lily. The cape of course, looks vampirish (aka Grandpa Munster). And finally, we get a first look at Herman Munster’s head appliance, fresh out of the mold and ready to be painted.

New look at Mockingbird Lane construction site. (July 21, 2021)

We got another inside look from Instagram today. This time Zombie showed us the construction site for the Munster’s home along with a quick animated video showing the entire street and this message:

“We aren’t just building the Munsters house. We are building all of Mockingbird Heights! 🦇 It’s a big job, but somebody’s got to do it.”

Future home of new Munster's house.

Specs and sketches of Herman and Lily Munster costumes (July 14, 2021).

Zombie took to Instagram for the second time this week to share specs and concept drawings for Herman and Lily Munster’s costumes.

Blueprint of Munsters mansion (July 12, 2021).

Zombie has shared the blueprints for his team’s recreation of the iconic Mockingbird Lane house, which Zombie promises will be the “most perfect” one since 1964.

Rob Zombie's Mockingbird Lane Set Munsters House
Rob Zombie’s Mockingbird Lane Set Munsters House

Zombie writes,

“The blueprints are done! Time to start the construction. Get ready for the most perfect Munsters house since 1964. I want this thing exact.”

The Munsters house used in the 1964-66 series, located at 1313 Mockingbird Lane, is an exterior set at Universal Studios, but has since been remodeled several times for use in other productions, including “Murder, She Wrote,” “Desperate Housewives” and “Everybody Loves Raymond.”

Rob Zombie posts pic of original Munster’s mansion (June 7, 2021).

Zombie dropped what we must assume is a first look at The Munsters project. The picture is of the Munster’s mansion on the Universal lot. The house has been remodeled several times for other movies and has lost much of its original “scary” charm.

Rob Zombie announces The Munsters project (June 7, 2021)

Rob Zombie announced he will be working on a remake of the popular 19650’s sitcom/comedy The Munsters.

“Attention Boils and Ghouls! The rumors are true! My next film project will be the one I’ve been chasing for 20 years! THE MUNSTERS! Stay tuned for exciting details as things progress!”

The Munsters was an American sitcom that depicted the day-to-day life of a family of benign monsters that aired for 70 episodes, and led to several made-for-TV movies.

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