‘Arrested Development’ Movie Moves Forward; Will Premiere Before Season 5

The movie script is currently being written, though 20th Century Fox has yet to greenlight the project.
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‘Arrested Development’ Movie Moves Forward; Will Premiere Before Season 5

The Arrested Development movie may come before Season 5Back in May, just before Season 4 of Arrested Development debuted, Netflix's Reed Hastings hinted that the streaming company may pick up the long-awaited Arrested Development movie as well. During a recent interview, series creator Mitchell Hurwitz revealed he is currently working on the movie.

"I'm working on the movie right now. I can't get into much more detail because I don't want to scare anybody off. I don't want to be presumptuous about it. I don't own the property outright - it's a 20th Century Fox property. But everybody seems really into it and really eager to make a movie. A TV season is a six-month commitment. But I think it would be very doable to get them together for four or five weeks to make a movie."

Mitchell Hurwitz also revealed that he currently plans to shoot the movie before making another season of the show for Netflix.

"I'm hoping it happens as soon as possible. But I want to be very careful about not putting out false information. I want to get a time and tell everybody when it's happening and not play with people. Right now, I'm trying to do something else for Netflix and a movie project and things. I'm always sort of superstitious about talking about this stuff before it happens. It's the best way to guarantee it doesn't happen. The whole thing is sort of unprecedented. It's always been its own little thing. I kind of feel like the more it stays original, the better chance it has. As soon as it goes back to trying to do exactly what it was before, you run the risk of doing a reunion show or something."

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  • bawnian-dexeus • 2 years ago

    Gonna be a bit risky to take this to the big screen. But, I'm not really interested, though interested in how it performs.


    • corey • 2 years ago

      Cool. Love that this show was revived. Same with Veronica Mars. Now to just see The OC revived and all my favorite shows from the early 2000s will be back :)


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