British actress Charity Wakefield has been cast according to Deadline. Pat Priest played the role in the original version.
The pilot will pilot will reinvent the 1960s sitcom about a family of monsters — werewolves, vampires and even a Frankenstein — along with the “normal” cousin Marilyn, who is the niece of matriarch Lily.
Wakefield joins Eddie Izzard, who will play Grandpa the vampire. The project, which was pushed to summer because of casting issues and creative aspects, comes from Pushing Daisies mastermind Bryan Fuller.