Entire 'Arrested Development' Cast On Board
As production resumes, all the major players set to participate
By Kenny Herzog Aug 7, 2012 8:47AM
The cultish legion of "Arrested Development" fans who've waited six years and counting for their beloved, prematurely canceled sitcom to return will soon be spoiled beyond imagination. Not only will all 10 new episodes be available via Netflix all at once when they're unveiled at a TBD date in 2013, but Deadline reports that all nine principal cast members—which essentially makes them the Wu-Tang Clan of comedy—are close to finalizing their deals.
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For those who missed the show in its original three-season run or haven't caught up via the requisite marathon binge session, that means Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Portia de Rossi, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, David Cross, Michael Cera, Tony Hale and Alia Shawkat are all set to resume their portrayals of the dysfunctional Bluth family. Deadline adds that Executive Producer Ron Howard will also pick up where he left off as the show's over-tasked narrator.
No word yet on whether supporting regulars (e.g. Henry Winkler as the Bluths' inept attorney) will be back, or if the cast of "Modern Family" is fretting over their stronghold on the quirky domesti-com genre. Fortunately, I think everyone can agree there's always more room on TV for Gob and the chicken dance:
"Arrested Development" Season 4 premieres in 2013 via Netflix.