Casting News: NBC Pilot Finds Its Eddie Munster, Jersey Exit for Stephanie March and More

Mockingbird Lane Mason CookNBC’s Mockingbird Lane pilot has found its Eddie Munster.

Mason Cook (Spy Kids in 4D, The Middle) has landed the coveted role in writer/executive producer Bryan Fuller’s reboot of The Munsters, our sister site Deadline reports.

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Cook will play Lily and Herman’s only child, an earnest Boy Scout and budding werewolf, in what is being described by NBC as a “visually spectacular one-hour drama” about a family of “monsters.” He joins the previously cast Eddie Izzard (The Riches) as Grandpa and newcomer Charity Wakefield as Lily’s beautiful niece and the only “normal” Munster, Marilyn.

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In other casting news:

* NBC’s J.J. Abrams-produced drama Revolution has released Andrea Roth (Rescue Me), per Deadline, as her character, the mother of the two leads, is being reconceived.

* Similarly, CBS’ new Friday legal drama Made In Jersey has chosen not to keep Stephanie March (Law & Order: SVU) as a series regular, though she may return in a recurring capacity.