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The Munsters is alive with Eddie Izzard!

The actor is in final negotiations to star in and produce NBC's reboot of the classic sitcom, now titled Mockingbird Lane, Deadline reports. Izzard will play family patriarch/vampire/shape-shifter Grandpa, who was played by Al Lewis on the original series.

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The project, which was pushed to summer because of casting issues and creative aspects, comes from Pushing Daisies mastermind Bryan Fuller.Izzard, who starred on FX's short-lived The Riches, most recently appeared on United States of Tara and The Good Wife.Who else would you cast as the Munsters?