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'The Munsters': Rob Zombie Reveals Sylvester McCoy's Look As Igor [Photo]

Director Rob Zombie introduced a new character from "The Munsters" to his 2.4 million fans on Instagram on Wednesday. The 57-year-old director revealed actor Sylvester McCoy will portray Igor's character in the upcoming movie. He also announced it was a wrap for the 78-year-old actor. "After another long night of...
Picture for 'The Munsters': Rob Zombie Reveals Sylvester McCoy's Look As Igor [Photo]

Former Doctor Who Star Sylvester McCoy Joins The Munsters

Former Doctor Who Star Sylvester McCoy Joins The Munsters. As production continues on Rob Zombie’s big-screen re-imagining of The Munsters, the shock rocker-turned-filmmaker has just revealed another big addition to the movie’s cast. In an Instagram post, Zombie confirmed that Sylvester McCoy has joined the film as the titular family’s servant, Igor. He also shared a new image of McCoy dressed in full character, which you can view below.

'The Munsters': Rob Zombie Reveals Sylvester McCoy as Igor in New Set Image

Director Rob Zombie continues his small tradition of sharing news about his upcoming adaptation of The Munsters with another set photo posted on Instagram. Over the last few months, the horror enthusiast gave regular updates to fans and revealed set photos, tidbits about production, and more. All information confirms what we already expected: the movie will maintain the style of the original series and keep following the routine of the monster family. Today, Zombie shared a photo to announce British actor Sylvester McCoy was cast as Igor, the loyal servant to the Munsters.

The Munsters Movie Reveals First Look At Igor, Played By Doctor Who And Hobbit Actor Sylvester McCoy

Rob Zombie's Instagram page has become the center for all of the breaking news regarding his film adaptation of "The Munsters," and today he gave us a first look at Igor, described as "the faithful servant of the family." Not to be confused with Grandpa's pet bat Igor of the same name, or the Cousin Igor featured in the film "The Munsters' Revenge," Igor looks to be a new character ... unless Zombie combines the lore and both Cousin Igor and Igor that bat end up being one in the same. The Cousin Igor character was originally played by Howard Morris, who most know as Ernest T. Bass from "The Andy Griffith Show." In Rob Zombie's film, Igor is being played by Scottish actor and comedian, Sylvester McCoy, known by most as Radagast from "The Hobbit" or as the seventh incarnation of the Doctor — the final Doctor in the original run of "Doctor Who."

Doctor Who's Sylvester Mccoy Supports "Person of Color" as Next Doctor

Former Doctor Who star Sylvester McCoy thinks a person of color should take over as The Doctor after Jodie Whittaker's exit. Rumors suggest that Whittaker's departure from Doctor Who is on the horizon, though the BBC hasn't commented on those reports. Regardless, McCoy, who played The Seventh Doctor, says he's always surprised by whom the BBC chooses as the new Doctor, and he hopes their choice for the Fourteenth Doctor isn't any different. “I’m always surprised by who they pick," McCoy tells RadioTimes. "It has to be someone with lots of character. It can’t be someone bland and beautiful, rather handsome and characterful.
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Sylvester McCoy says doubts about female Doctor were 'stupid sexism'

The former Doctor Who star Sylvester McCoy has said his initial reservations about a female Doctor were due to “stupid sexism” and that he would like the role to be played next by a person of colour. McCoy, who played the seventh incarnation of the doctor between 1987 and 1996,...