Exclusive: Bryan Fuller Fave Beth Grant Cast as Munster Neighbor in NBC's Mockingbird Lane
Every neighborhood needs a busybody, and now Mockingbird Lane has one.
TVLine has learned exclusively that Beth Grant will play the part of Maryanne, a fortysomething woman who uses a wheelchair and is very suspicious of her creepy new neighbors, in NBC’s upcoming reboot of The Munsters.
You’ll recognize the veteran character actress from previous stints on Pushing Daisies and Wonderfalls, which were also helmed by Mockingbird’s Bryan Fuller — and both in which Grant played a quirky character named Marianne Marie Beattle.
The original Munsters, which ran from 1964-66, had no character called Maryanne — maybe Fuller created the role with Grant in mind? (If she starts baking muffins, we’ll know something’s up.)