Rob Zombie reveals Sylvester McCoy as Igor in new stills

Manager Steal the undead continuing his little tradition of sharing news about his upcoming adaptation The Munsters with another set of photos posted on Instagram. Over the past few months, the horror enthusiast has been updating fans regularly and revealing set shots, tidbits about the production, and more. All the information confirms what we’ve come to expect: the movie will keep the style of the original series and continue to follow the process of the monster family. Today, Zombie shared photos to announce the British actor Sylvester McCoy was cast as Igor, the loyal servant of the Munsters.

In the photo, McCoy is fully Igor, with weird hair, a bushy beard and dressed as a butler. He appears to be in the middle of lighting candles for the Munster family home, and one of the candle holders is stylized as a bat with two candles on its wings.

McCoy is widely known across two e-commerce franchises: he played the seventh version of the time travel detective. Which doctor? from 1987 to 1989. He was the last doctor in the original series before it went on a 16-year hiatus. McCoy also plays Radagast in Hobbits series, a powerful wizard who communicates with animals and nature. Besides, the actor was featured in Netflix’s Sense8, horror film Ownersand sci-fi movies Circuit.

Photos via Universal Studios

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The actor’s character, Igor, is not in the original The Munsters TV series. However, in one of the many spin-offs, 1981 The Munsters ‘Revenge, cousin Igor (Howard Morris) is a keeper of Dracula Castle. Across Gothic works, the name Igor is also often attached to the lab assistants for the villains, especially in the story of Frankenstein.


The Munsters based on the 1964 sitcom that aired on NBC for only two seasons. Despite its somewhat short run (it still hit the 70-episode mark), it still garnered a large following and spawned series and spin-offs. Zombie is both writing and directing the film adaptation, which is expected to be a Peacock exclusive when the film opens in its home country.

You can stream all episodes of the original The Munsters Peacock series. Rob Zombie’s The Munsters There is no official release date yet. You can check out Zombie’s Instagram post below:

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