Rob Zombie shares a first look at the cast of the upcoming comedy film The Munsters

Rob Zombie shared a first look at the set of the upcoming comedy film The Munsters to his Instagram account on Monday.

The 56-year-old musician and filmmaker’s shot saw his frequent collaborators Jeff Daniel Phillips and Dan Roebuck, as well as his wife, Sheri Moon Zombie, in character as Herman, Grandpa and Lily Munster, respectively.

The performer also wrote a short message in his post’s caption to let his fans know about his excitement for the upcoming feature.

Future feature: Rob Zombie shared a first look image from the set of the upcoming comedy film The Munsters to his Instagram account on Monday

He added: ‘Since Halloween is rapidly approaching I thought it was the perfect time to MEET THE MUNSTERS! Direct from the set in good old Hungary.’

Zombie also noted that the series’ original setting had been completely recreated on the set of the forthcoming film. 

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‘I present Herman, Lily and The Count sitting in front of the newly completed 1313 Mockingbird Lane,’ he wrote.

News about the project’s development was initially broken earlier this summer when it was revealed that the Dragula singer would helm the film, which is based on the much-beloved 1964-1966 series of the same name.

Making his thoughts known: The musician wrote a short message that partially read: ‘Since Halloween is rapidly approaching I thought it was the perfect time to MEET THE MUNSTERS!’ He also wrote that the shot was ‘Direct from the set in good old Hungary’

Signing off: The performer concluded his message by writing: ‘I present Herman, Lily and The Count sitting in front of the newly completed 1313 Mockingbird Lane’

Moving quickly: News about the project’s development was initially broken earlier this summer when it was revealed that the Dragula singer would helm the film; he is pictured in 2019

The show followed a family of friendly figures, all of whom were based on various horror movie tropes, and served to satirize popular family-focused programs of the era.

Although the series was only produced for a total of two seasons, it has since enjoyed a healthy resurgence in syndication. 

Five films based on the show and its characters were produced in the years after The Munsters’ cancellation.

A revival of the program, entitled The Munsters Today, later made its debut in 1988 and featured the show’s cast attempting to adapt to life in the 1980s.

Successful show: Although the original series was only produced for a total of two seasons, it has since enjoyed a healthy resurgence in syndication

Trying again: A revival of the program, entitled The Munsters Today, later made its debut in 1988 and featured the show’s cast attempting to adapt to life in the 1980s

The show proved to be popular among audiences and ran for a total of three seasons, with its finale airing in 1991.

An attempt to modernize the series in was undertaken by Keenen Ivory, Shawn, and Marlon Wayans in 2004, although their project never made it off the ground. 

A 2012 television special entitled Mockingbird Lane was released on NBC and served to reboot the series and take it in a darker direction.

The pilot featured performances from figures such as Jerry O’Connell, Portia de Rossi and Eddie Izzard, although it was not picked up for a full series.

Another one: A 2012 television special entitled Mockingbird Lane was released on NBC and served to reboot the series and take it in a darker direction

Seth Meyers also tried to revamp The Munsters in 2017, with his efforts eventually falling flat with network executives.

After Zombie initially made an announcement about the upcoming feature, he went on to share several updates about the project’s progress on his Instagram account over the summer.

In addition to helming the forthcoming flick, the singer also penned its screenplay and serves as one of its producers.

The Munsters will be released in theaters and on the Peacock streaming service at an unspecified date in the future. 

Coming soon: The Munsters will be released in theaters and on the Peacock streaming service at an unspecified date in the future; Zombie is seen in 2010

Lynda Carter, 70, to return as Amazon warrior Asteria in Wonder Woman 3: ‘We’re super excited!’

The original Wonder Woman Lynda Carter confirmed she would return as Amazon warrior Asteria for the three-quel during the DC FanDome 2021 event on Saturday.

‘It’s coming everyone. Wonder Woman 3 is coming,’ the 70-year-old widow teased.

‘Pretty cool! Who would have thought in my life – at this time in my life – that this gift would just present itself to me? And that’s so cool.  

‘It’s coming everyone. Wonder Woman 3 is coming!’ The original Wonder Woman Lynda Carter confirmed she would return as Amazon warrior Asteria for the three-quel during the DC FanDome 2021 event on Saturday

‘And that’s what I’m hoping for all of the fans of Wonder Woman, to know that your life is full of surprises, and the Wonder Woman in you is alive and well.’

Lynda (born Linda) famously played the DC Comics superhero Diana Prince in the TV series, which aired from 1975 to 1979 on ABC and CBS.

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Carter then made a cameo as ‘The Golden Warrior’ during the Wonder Woman 1984 post-credits scene where she rescued a baby from a falling pole.

‘Her name was Asteria. She was our greatest warrior,’ Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) described in the sequel before donning her powerful winged suit of armor. 

The 70-year-old widow gushed: ‘Pretty cool! Who would have thought in my life – at this time in my life – that this gift would just present itself to me? And that’s so cool. And that’s what I’m hoping for all of the fans of Wonder Woman, to know that your life is full of surprises, and the Wonder Woman in you is alive and well’

You’re a wonder! Lynda (born Linda) famously played the DC Comics superhero Diana Prince in the TV series, which aired from 1975 to 1979 on ABC and CBS

More to come! Carter then made a cameo as ‘The Golden Warrior’ during the Wonder Woman 1984 post-credits scene where she rescued a baby from a falling pole

Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) donned Asteria’s powerful winged suit of armor in the sequel: ‘She was our greatest warrior. When mankind enslaved the Amazons, someone had to stay behind to hold back the tide of man so the others could escape to Themyscira’

‘When mankind enslaved the Amazons, my mother freed us. But someone had to stay behind to hold back the tide of man so the others could escape to Themyscira.

‘My people gave up all of their armor to make her one suit strong enough to take on the whole world, and Asteria sacrificed herself for a better day for others.’

Director Patty Jenkins grew up watching the Maryland-based mother-of-two bring the character to life.

‘I actually think she is the most relevant superhero of our time because, at this moment, I think values are incredibly important,’ the 50-year-old Emmy nominee explained.

‘She is the most relevant superhero of our time’: Director Patty Jenkins grew up watching the Maryland-based mother-of-two bring the character to life

The 50-year-old Emmy nominee explained: ‘At this moment, I think values are incredibly important. And the values of being capable of doing more than fight and challenging yourself to be a superhero of love, compassion, kindness, goodness, patience, and to be able to fight physically to stand up for those things matters right now’

‘She’s the busiest person in the world’: Gal Gadot (R) was ‘bummed’ to miss the virtual event because she ‘now has three little kids’ and was shooting a mystery project

Patty concluded: ‘But we are all three very excited about some exciting things coming up with Wonder Woman 3’

‘And the values of being capable of doing more than fight and challenging yourself to be a superhero of love, compassion, kindness, goodness, patience, and to be able to fight physically to stand up for those things matters right now.’

Gal Gadot was ‘bummed’ to miss the virtual event because she ‘now has three little kids’ and was shooting a mystery project.

‘But we are all three very excited about some exciting things coming up with Wonder Woman 3,’ Patty gushed.

Due to the pre-vaccine Covid box office, Wonder Woman 1984 only earned $166.5M of its $200M budget back, but broke records for streaming on HBO Max.

The third film of the feminist franchise was greenlit on December 27 and will be co-written by Geoff Johns and set in modern day, but plot details remain top secret

Cabaret crooner: In honor of the 80th anniversary of Wonder Woman, Lynda is releasing a song called Human and Divine on October 29 inspired by the character’s love for Steve Trevor

The eighties-set sequel received a dismal 58% critic approval rating (out of 435 reviews) but audiences gave it a 73% score on Rotten Tomatoes.

The third film of the feminist franchise was greenlit on December 27 and will be co-written by Geoff Johns and set in modern day, but plot details remain top secret.

In honor of the 80th anniversary of Wonder Woman, Lynda is releasing an original song called Human and Divine on October 29 inspired by the character’s love for Steve Trevor.

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  • DC FanDome 2021 – YouTube
  • Wonder Woman 1984 – Rotten Tomatoes

Disney pushes Doctor Strange 2, Thor 4, Black Panther 2 and Indiana Jones 5 release dates

Disney did some release date housekeeping on Monday, pushing three high-profile Marvel sequels – Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Indiana Jones 5.

The trio of Marvel movies were each pushed a few months later into 2022, while Indiana Jones was moved to 2023, according to Variety.

The studio also pushed The Marvels and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantummania into 2023, while a number of untitled projects/placeholders were removed from the release schedule.

Release shift: Disney did some release date housekeeping on Monday, pushing three high-profile Marvel sequels – Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Indiana Jones 5

2023: The trio of Marvel movies were each pushed a few months later into 2022, while Indiana Jones was moved to 2023, according to Variety 

Disney sources claimed that the widespread release date shift is to give the filmmakers more time for production, and not tied to pandemic box office returns. 

The news comes as Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings became a pandemic-era hit with $217.8 million domestic and $414 million worldwide.

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While those are strong numbers since COVID-19 changed the worldwide cinematic landscape, the domestic and worldwide numbers are both in the lower echelon of the MCU franchise overall. 

Production: Disney sources claimed that the widespread release date shift is to give the filmmakers more time for production, and not tied to pandemic box office returns

Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness was pushed from March 25, 2022 to May 6, 2022, where it will face Focus Features’ Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris.

Thor: Love and Thunder was shifted from May 6, 2022 to July 8, 2022, where it opens by itself but a week before the animated sequel Minions: The Rise of Gru.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was pushed from July 8, 2021 to November 11, 2022, where it’s the only movie in theaters, though a week after Warner Bros.’ The Flash.

Doctor: Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness was pushed from March 25, 2022 to May 6, 2022, where it will face Focus Features’ Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

The studio also pushed the Captain Marvel sequel from November 11, 2022 to an undetermined date in ‘early 2023.’

The final Marvel move was pushing Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania from February 17, 2023 to July 28, 2023, where it’s the only movie set for release.

Disney also pushed Indiana Jones 5, which, like Black Panther: Wakanda is currently in production, nearly a full year from July 29, 2022 to June 30, 2023.

Filming: Disney also pushed Indiana Jones 5, which, like Black Panther: Wakanda is currently in production, nearly a full year from July 29, 2022 to June 30, 2023

The studio also shifted an untitled Marvel production from November 10, 2023 to November 3, 2023, while removing three more untitled Marvel projects, an untitled Disney live-action project and an untitled 20th Century project from the schedule.

The studio’s 2021 slate will be featured in theaters for 45 days before they will be available on the Disney Plus streaming service.

Disney has yet to announce any plans beyond theatrical release for 2022 and beyond at this time. 

Untitled: The studio also shifted an untitled Marvel production from November 10, 2023 to November 3, 2023, while removing three more untitled Marvel projects, an untitled Disney live-action project and an untitled 20th Century project from the schedule

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  • Disney Delays ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘Thor 4,’ ‘Black Panther’ Sequel and ‘Indiana Jones 5’ – Variety