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Arrested Development Movie: It Really Might Happen

Bluth family reunion! It's been rumored before, but now there's some news that makes the Arrested Development movie seem a bit more likely. What are the odds?

Actually, the odds may be quite good: Jason Bateman told E! that talks are officially in the works to bring the Bluths back together on the big screen. Bateman and Jeffrey Tambor both said they've gotten calls asking if they'd be up for a movie (answer: yes), and other ex-Bluths are reportedly doing the same.

Creator Mitchell Hurwitz doesn't have a script yet, but according to E!, he does have "a good, solid understanding of what he'd like to do for the movie" and a studio (Universal) that would be interested in making it happen. Actually putting the film together would happen sometime after the end of the writers' strike, so there's another reason to plead for a resolution.

What say you? Best news you've heard all day, or best news you've heard all year?


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Asche Asche 9 years
I miss Tobias Funke!!!
Modegirl Modegirl 9 years
Filmfangirl: Yes I agree! Bring back Mrs. Featherbottom!!! "In the most delicious way!" :)
Modegirl Modegirl 9 years
Best news all year!!!!!!!! Best news ever!!!!!! I LOVE this show sooooooo much!!!!!!! The best show in TV history!!! Save our Bluths!!!!
rubiesymusica rubiesymusica 9 years
yay! i have always been wanting more- even if it was online. i was hoping that sales fo the DVD would help bring it back just like family guy. i got the whole set for my brithday and made my BFF watch them and now she has a set and loves the show. i know i will have someone to go with, :P come on!
leahtron leahtron 9 years
Oh my oh my I would watch FIVE HOURS of this. I am hungry for more Arrested Development something FIERCE.
Lizzard214 Lizzard214 9 years
Love this! My dog is named after Tobias!
shanimalcracker shanimalcracker 9 years
"Hey Brotherrrr." Oh man, this would be so awesome! That show was way too short-lived and I would love to see things come together in a movie. It'll definitely get more publicity too now that Michael Cera has become quite a name in the business lately.
filmfangirl filmfangirl 9 years
Please, please, please let Mrs. Featherbottom make a reappearance! Cheers, filmfangirl
fakeplanettelex fakeplanettelex 9 years
oh this makes me excited!!!!
briggs313 briggs313 9 years
Gobias ... as in go buy us a cup of coffee! hhahaha can't wait!!!
sumbum sumbum 9 years
Best news EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!
LisaK LisaK 9 years
Best movie news all year!! I love this show. I hate that it is not on anymore.
smellen smellen 9 years
also, "never nude"!
smellen smellen 9 years
YES! Got go give it up for the David Cross character, too. C'mon, who didn't love his crazy cross dressing role?
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
wow I just got into this show on DVD recently so seeing a movie happen would be great!
sarahvic sarahvic 9 years
Advah Advah 9 years
Aaaaaah best news I've heard all year!! (LMAo at the 'come on!' btw!) I love that show so much! And I usually watch at least 3-4 episodes in a row, so it's not like I'm not used to seeing hours of Bluth. :P Please tell me they're gonna include a chicken dance.. Woohoo!
bastille_75 bastille_75 9 years
LOVE LOVE LOVE "Arrested Development" wait to see this movie!!!!
elanakat elanakat 9 years
AAHH! I can't wait!!!!!
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
oh man! i am so happy!!!
ovenmitt ovenmitt 9 years
"well, no one's gonna top that." i LOVE this show.
msgolitelee msgolitelee 9 years
Fabulous!! 3 season was not enough of that show. if they can come up with stuff for a Sex and The City movie, they can pull this off. I can't wait!
longhorn_sugar longhorn_sugar 9 years
best news ever! this is going to be awesome!
abqmama abqmama 9 years
This is the best news ever! Arrested Development is my favorite show of all time and is the only series I own on DVD. Cancelling this show in the first place was the biggest mistake any network ever made. It was the funniest, wittiest, most intelligent sitcom ever.
figurine figurine 9 years
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