Jerry O’Connell To Play Herman Munster

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June 5, 2012 | 5:56pm EST

Actor Jerry O’Connell has landed the coveted role of Herman Munster in a remake of classic TV series The Munsters.
The Stand By Me star will lead the cast of Mockingbird Lane, according to Internet reports.
Fred Gwynne played the Frankenstein-esque character in the beloved sitcom.
O’Connell joins Eddie Izzard, Charity Wakefield and Mason Cook on the cast. The family’s vampire matriarch, Lily, has not yet been cast.