Portia de Rossi Cast as Lily Munster in Upcoming TV Reboot

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Portia de Rossi, wife of talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, has been cast in the upcoming TV reboot of The Munsters called Mockingbird Lane. She will play the role of Lily Munster.

According to a report from TV Guide, de Rossi–who legally took Ellen DeGeneres’ last name on their anniversary a year or two ago–will star alongside Jerry O’Connell, who will play her husband Herman Munster.

Profile PictureThe Arrested Development star will work to bring back to life the role first made famous in the 1960s by Yvonne De Carlo. Do you think Portia has what it takes to play Lily Munster?

The core elements of the original TV series The Munsters will remain intact in the re-imagining of the series with a modern-day twist. The one-hour long drama is being created by Brian Fuller of Pushing Daisies and is directed by Bryan Singer.

Do you think Ellen DeGeneres will have fun on her show teasing Portia de Rossi about playing Lily Munster?

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