Arrested Development Season 4 Starts Production Today
"There's always money in the banana stand."
Those anxiously awaiting the return of Arrested Development for the series' fourth season can rest assured that things are officially underway for the series' revival and word is, the whole cast is expected to be on board for Season 4.
Deadline posted the update yesterday that the new installment of Mitch Hurwitz' beloved comedy series Arrested Development would begin filming today, and that the entire cast (Jason Bateman, Jeffrey Tambor, Portia de Rossi, David Cross, Jessica Walter, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Alia Shawkat and Tony Hale) is in final negotiations and expected to return for Season 4.
We've already seen some updates surface from the set, including photos, courtesy of Jason Bateman, and a look at the cover of the script, which executive producer Ron Howard shared. Howard will return to narrate the series, which will consist of ten episodes, all of which will be made available at once in 2013, though no official premiere date has been announced yet.
It's been six years since Arrested Development is on the air, so it's understandable that fans are as excited as they are anxious to see where the story picks up and what the Bluths have been up to in the years that have passed. Each episode of Season 4 is said to focus on a different character, and from the photo Howard posted of the first script, it looks like Jason Bateman's character Michael will be up first. That's fitting, as he was always at the heart of the series, being the one man who was trying to keep it all together in the face of the selfishness of pretty much every other member of his family.
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