The Munsters

The Munsters reboot has tapped Bryan Singer as executive producer, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Singer, the writer-director-producer of the X Men franchise, is said to be writing and executive-producing the project with Pushing Daisies and Dead Like Me creator Bryan Fuller.

Check out the rest of today's news

This time around, the one-hour drama will be edgier and darker than the original, which aired from 1964 to '66 and starred Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster and Yvonne De Carlo as Lily Munster.

Singer and Fuller worked together in 2009 to adapt Augusten Burroughs' Sellevision into a TV series for NBC, but the project never got off the ground.

NBC picks up Munsters reboot pilot from Pushing Daisies creator

Singer's TV credits include producing roles on House and Dirty Sexy Money.