'Arrested Development': New Episodes, Movie Coming

LukinFanLukinFan Florida Posts: 27,427
edited August 2013 in All Encompassing Trip
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"Arrested Development" is back. Looks like TV execs are finally willing to admit they've made a huge mistake.

The cult classic television comedy about the travails of the rich, zany Bluth family, cancelled in 2006 after three seasons, will produce nine to ten new episodes and a movie, it was announced at The New Yorker Festival on Sunday.

"It's true. We will do 10 episodes and the movie. Probably shoot them all together next summer for a release in early '13. VERY excited!" leading actor Jason Bateman tweeted.

Smart and irreverent, the show also starred David Cross, Michael Cera, Portia De Rossi, Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat and Jessica Walter. It was executive produced by Ron Howard, who also provided narration.

Since its cancellation, the show has earned a fervent fan base, with constant speculation as to when -- or whether -- the show would be adapted into a movie. The cast, led by Bateman and Will Arnett, has frequently promised that a movie would be coming, though until now they've been unable to offer any specifics. As it turns out, that can be attributed to the difficulties of intellectual properties and broadcast rights.

“We don’t completely own the property, there are business people involved and studios and that kind of thing," creator Mitch Hurwitz said on Sunday, as quoted by the NY Times. "Just creatively, I have been working on the screenplay for a long time and found that as time went by, there was so much more to the story. In fact, where everyone’s been for five years became a big part of the story. So in working on the screenplay, I found even if I just gave five minutes per character to that back story, we were halfway through the movie before the characters got together.”

As such, the plan is to have one episode explore each character as a lead-in to the film.

Just over two weeks ago, Bateman, who starred this summer's comedies, "Horrible Bosses" and "The Change-Up," told Entertainment Weekly that he was frustrated that he couldn't give more details, but assured a film would be forthcoming.

In February, Hurwitz told Digital Spy that the process was underway, but couldn't say more.

"I don't like to toy with the affections of our fans," he said. "They've been so supportive and we're so grateful, so I kind of hate to answer the question until I can say, 'Yep, we've shot it, it opens next week'. Otherwise it feels like we're toying with people and we do not mean to do that. It has just taken a while to get it going."

In July, Jeffrey Tambor, who plays the show's patriarch, told The Huffington Post, "It's all going straight, everyone's on board, I know they're writing, and maybe next time this year we'll be having this conversation."
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  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 24,230
    My favorite comedy ever (tied with Curb Your Enthusiasm) is coming back :!:
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  • I'm afraid I just blue myself!
  • EZ1221CEZ1221C Posts: 2,645
    I can't wait for this!
    PLAY THE SOUTH
  • LukinFanLukinFan Florida Posts: 27,427
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  • BIGDaddyWilBIGDaddyWil MichiganPosts: 2,366
    The Bluth's are back!!!!! Hell yes!!! :thumbup:
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  • oona leftoona left Posts: 1,666
    Get the fuck out of here!!

    One of the best comedies of all time.
  • thefixer9thefixer9 Posts: 9,376
    EZ1221C wrote:
    I can't wait for this!

    Same here! LOVED! Arrested Development and I've been waiting for the movie awhile! :mrgreen:
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  • mfc2006mfc2006 PDX--->KCPosts: 31,581
    AWESOME NEWS!!!!! :D
    I LOVE MUSIC.
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  • LukinFanLukinFan Florida Posts: 27,427
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    2010: MSG2
    2012: Music Midtown
    2014: Memphis
    2016: Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Jacksonville, JazzFest
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  • thefixer9thefixer9 Posts: 9,376
    LukinFan wrote:
    arresteddev.gif

    :lol: :lol: :lol:
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  • dcfaithfuldcfaithful Posts: 13,076
    I'm going to admit I've heard so much about this but never watched any. Gotta Netflix this...
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  • thefixer9thefixer9 Posts: 9,376
    dcfaithful wrote:
    I'm going to admit I've heard so much about this but never watched any. Gotta Netflix this...

    YES, DO IT DAVE! It's on Instant Watch FYI.....one of the best shows ever! :mrgreen:
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    Brad- 4/21/12 (RSD Performance), 4/27/12, 8/10/12
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    RNDM- 11/27/12

    PEARL JAM- 12/6/13 I have finally seen Pearl Jam live!
  • Stardog3..Stardog3.. Posts: 1,527
    my favorite! I shat when they said not only they were going to do a movie, but TEN EPISODES...

    yes.
  • dcfaithfuldcfaithful Posts: 13,076
    thefixer9 wrote:
    dcfaithful wrote:
    I'm going to admit I've heard so much about this but never watched any. Gotta Netflix this...

    YES, DO IT DAVE! It's on Instant Watch FYI.....one of the best shows ever! :mrgreen:

    Thanks Rico! I'm on it!!
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  • LukinFanLukinFan Florida Posts: 27,427
    Suave.27 wrote:
    my favorite! I shat when they said not only they were going to do a movie, but TEN EPISODES...

    yes.
    and I love the way they are doing it - getting everyone caught up on what everyone's been up to - to lead up to the movie. Damn, it's going to be a good season
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    2010: MSG2
    2012: Music Midtown
    2014: Memphis
    2016: Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Jacksonville, JazzFest
    2018: Wrigley 1, Fenway 1
  • Stardog3..Stardog3.. Posts: 1,527
    LukinFan wrote:
    Suave.27 wrote:
    my favorite! I shat when they said not only they were going to do a movie, but TEN EPISODES...

    yes.
    and I love the way they are doing it - getting everyone caught up on what everyone's been up to - to lead up to the movie. Damn, it's going to be a good season


    ME TOO! Who doesn't want to know what Buster has been up to?

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  • LukinFanLukinFan Florida Posts: 27,427
    Suave.27 wrote:

    ME TOO! Who doesn't want to know what Buster has been up to?

    buster-bluth-7.jpg
    :lol: :lol: :lol: I've afraid to see
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    2014: Memphis
    2016: Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Jacksonville, JazzFest
    2018: Wrigley 1, Fenway 1
  • Stardog3..Stardog3.. Posts: 1,527
    LukinFan wrote:
    Suave.27 wrote:

    ME TOO! Who doesn't want to know what Buster has been up to?

    buster-bluth-7.jpg
    :lol: :lol: :lol: I've afraid to see

    Me too. I was reading that he said when they were giving direction on how to play the parts when the show started, the ONLY direction the actor got was "All Buster wants out of life it to be safe." :lol:
  • CommyCommy Posts: 4,984
    good news.
    There's plenty for all.

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    igotid88 wrote:

    Oh shit, something else I have to buy...

    I'm already trying to figure out who I could give this to for Christmas who will lend it to me from time to time.
  • __ Posts: 6,651
    Having an Arrested Development marathon weekend via Netflix after having just seen it for the first time yesterday. Pretty funny stuff.
  • thefixer9thefixer9 Posts: 9,376
    _ wrote:
    Having an Arrested Development marathon weekend via Netflix after having just seen it for the first time yesterday. Pretty funny stuff.

    I've been watching them all again just because they are that good! :P
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  • igotid88igotid88 Posts: 16,041
    oona left wrote:
    igotid88 wrote:

    Oh shit, something else I have to buy...

    I'm already trying to figure out who I could give this to for Christmas who will lend it to me from time to time.

    hope you got it in time.
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  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 30,359
    edited February 19
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  • JK_LivinJK_Livin South JerseyPosts: 7,017
    I've been watching all 3 seasons over the past few months. I'd never seen it before. I'm almost done the 3rd season. The 1st 2 seasons are much funnier than the 3rd so far.
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  • thefixer9thefixer9 Posts: 9,376
    Almost done rewatching the third season, can't wait for the 26th!!! :mrgreen:
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    RNDM- 11/27/12

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    Did any New Yorkers make it to the banana stand yesterday?
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  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 30,359
    JK_Livin wrote:
    I've been watching all 3 seasons over the past few months. I'd never seen it before. I'm almost done the 3rd season. The 1st 2 seasons are much funnier than the 3rd so far.

    i need to do this, just actually suscribed to netflix mainly cause of Arrested Development
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  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 30,359
    Heard new season starts in a few days. I'm about halfway through the first season. I like it, pretty funny. I didn't know Micheal Cera was in it though.
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