Universal Studio Group is reportedly currently in development of TV series reboots of two iconic old properties – the classic 1960s sitcom “The Munsters” and the 1976 comedy film “Car Wash”.

The “Munsters” reboot is currently going by the name “1313,” a reference to the monster family’s 1313 Mockingbird Lane home address.

The project is being dubbed a horror series that “lives and breathes within the Universal Monsterverse” and has James Wan, Lindsey Anderson Beer, Michael Clear, Rob Hackett and Ingrid Bisu executive producing.

Beer will serve as showrunner and the proejct is not currently set up at any network or streaming service.

There have been multiple revivals and reboots of the series in the years since, notably the commissioned pilot “Mockingbird Lane” from Bryan Fuller, and more recently the low-budget Rob Zombie-directed straight-to-VOD film.

The “Car Wash” series is set in Washington, DC and focuses on an immigrant family’s generational and cultural clashes between father and son and their eclectic group of employees.

Opey Olagbaju serves as writer and executive producer, with Malcolm D. Lee and Dominique Telson executive producing for Universal Television.

The likes of Richard Pryor, Bill Duke, The Pointer Sisters and George Carlin starred in the original which grossed $14 million at the box office against a reported budget of $2 million. These days its mostly remembered for its theme which topped the charts.

Source: Variety

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