"Reboots never fall too far out of favor because relying on so-called pre-sold titles makes for high awareness levels among consumers in the cluttered fall season.
Scripts under consideration for the 2012-13 season were filled with reimaginations of well-known titles of yore, from the potential CBS project based on "Bewitched" to serializations of more modern filmic properties including "Source Code" (CBS) and "The Lincoln Lawyer" (ABC).
NBC is no exception to the trend. Besides "Munsters," the Peacock is mulling a revival of the 1967 cult classic "Valley of the Dolls" from Chernin Entertainment and the 1984 Michael Douglas-Kathleen Turner vehicle "Romancing the Stone."
Fuller has shown a penchant for reviving known quantities elsewhere. NBC has also already picked up his drama pilot "Hannibal," based on the Hannibal Lector character, from Universal TV and Gaumont Intl. On the feature side, he has "Pinocchio" in development with Dan Jinks at Warner Bros.