Back on October 2nd, a fanbase got their wish via a source that no one had heard of when the show was last on the air 5 1/2 years ago.
When Jason Bateman made this tweet "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!" http://bit.ly/pnk5so earlier this month, a long rumoured rumour became a fact. There was indeed more episodes and a movie of Arrested Development in the works.
A site I have done work for in the past discussed the potential AD movie last year when GOB & Michael Bluth were seen together leaving the Olymoics up here in Vancouver. http://bit.ly/qLuwFV Even back then, the fans were asking the question "when will this project start?" and now, thanks to the answer from Mr. Bateman's tweet, we have that answer.
Over the years I have met many cast from the show...but, had never seen the show....till this past month. When the announcement was made, I thought "what the hell, I'll give it a try". Needless to say I finished the entire series in 3 sittings. So now like all of you, I am impatiently waiting new episodes.
Below is a few pics from the times I have seen some of the cast. Several Michael & GOB Bluth (Jason Bateman and Will Arnett) shots from the Olympics weekend, a few of GOB when he was here filming a TV pilot that spawned the abysmal "Running Wilde" program. A few photos of Kitty Sanchez (Judy Greer) from when she was at TIFF in 2010 promoting PEEP WORLD. Also 1 of Lindsay Bluth Funke (Portia De Rossi) when she was here recently with her wife Ellen DeGeneres on a tour Ellen was doing.
Perhaps when I go thru my archives of old pre-digital photos, I will find the 1s I took of George-Michael Bluth (Michael Cera) a few years ago at Toronto International Film Festival.
Rejoice Arrested Development fans, your family is scheduled to return .... in 2013.
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