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The Munsters Movie Revives Eddie’s Hero: Zombo the Scary Host

Eddie Munster’s idol Zombo will be another character included in the brand-new reboot of The Munsters from director Rob Zombie.

Yet another traditional character from The Munsters has actually been revealed for Rob Zombie‘s upcoming reboot. Over the previous numerous months, Zombie has actually been exposing one character after another that will be included in the brand-new movie. This even consists of lots of small characters from the traditional comedy as Zombie appears to wish to bring as lots of characters from that universe into the reboot as possible.

On Instagram, Zombie reveals that Zombo, a tv scary host, is the next character to sign up with the movie. Consisting of a picture of Zombo in action, Zombie states, “After 56 years! The man… the myth… the legend returns! The one and only ZOMBO!”


In the initial tv series, Zombo was played by late star Louis Nye. He was included greatly in one popular episode of The Munsters, called “Zombo,” that initially aired in 1966. The episode follows Eddie (Butch Patrick) winning a tv contest to fulfill his idol, the scary host Zombo. This makes Eddie’s daddy Herman (Fred Gwynne) envious, and in an effort to impress Eddie, Herman tries to adjust Zombo’s personality type for himself.

Rob Zombie Is Filling The Munsters Reboot With Nods and Easter Eggs

Zombie has actually revealed numerous other characters that will be appearing in the reboot after they were quickly included in the comedy. Tomas Boykin will be playing Sheri’s monster sibling Lester Dracula, and Zombie launched a picture of the star in the function, revealed above. Herman’s employer Mr. Gateman, as played by Jeremy Wheeler, is likewise returning for the reboot. A behind-the-scenes video just recently exposed that Uncle Gilbert is there for the celebration also.

Jeff Daniel Phillips, Sheri Moon Zombie, and Dan Roebuck lead the cast in their particular functions as Herman, Lily, and The Count. The movie likewise stars Richard Brake, Sylvester McCoy, Jorge Garcia, Catherine Schell, Cassandra Peterson, Dee Wallace, Roderick Hill, and Mark Griffith. Zombie has actually likewise exposed that Pat Priest, who played Marilyn Munster in the traditional comedy, will be appearing in the reboot in a concealed function. It’s extremely clear that the filmmakers have excellent regard for the source product.

“To this day, you can watch them and still crack up,” Grandfather star Dan Roebuck stated of the traditional comedy, by means of Scary Geek Life. “I know there was talk about recycling some jokes as the show went on, but some sixty years later and re-watching them, it doesn’t bother you at all. There were only a few more episodes of The Munsters than there were of The Honeymooners, yet we still pull so much laughter out of the both of them, they’re timeless. They were such brief runs, but they’ll last forever.”

The Munsters does not have an authorities release date. Following reports of a day-and-date release in theaters and on Peacock, it has actually because been reported that the movie may get offered to Netflix for a streaming best. The movie is presently still shooting in Budapest and is anticipated to show up prior to completion of the year.

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