'Arrested Development' Movie Becoming More Likely

February 4, 2008

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It's been talked about before, but now Jason Bateman and Jeffrey Tambor have both confirmed that contact has been made regarding a much-desired Arrested Development feature. Quoth the Bateman:

I can confirm that a round of sniffing has started. Any talk is targeting a poststrike situation, of course. I think, as always, that it's a question of whether the people with the money are willing to give our leader, Mitch Hurwitz, what he deserves for his participation. And I can speak for the cast when I say our fingers are crossed.

This made my day. Not only is it a possible revival of one of television's best comedies, it's one more television-to-film adaptation that won't be beaten senseless and covered in "white face" by the Wayans Brothers. We've reached the sad point where that alone deserves some applause.

Jason Bateman Confirms Arrested Development Movie Talks [E!]

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