NEW YORK – The Wayans (search) have long been a family of Hollywood. Now, they will be a family of monsters.
Keenan Ivory, Marlon and Shawn Wayans will write and produce a new film based on the 1960s sitcom, "The Munsters," (search) Universal Pictures confirmed Wednesday. The brothers are making a contemporary adaptation of the story of a monster family that never quite realizes that their ghoulish ways are different.
No casting has yet been made official, but in the last Wayans written-produced film, "White Chicks," (search) Marlon and Shawn starred as well. The trio has also collaborated on the multiple "Scary Movie" comedies and "Don't be a Menace to South Central while Drinking Your Juice in the Hood."
The original Munsters TV show ran from 1964 to 1966. Since then, Herman, Grandpa, Eddie and the rest of the family have appeared in numerous made-for-TV films and the late 80s sitcom, "The Munsters Today."