‘Arrested Development’ Season 4: Ben Stiller’s Tony Wonder to Return!
Much of the recent press surrounding ‘Arrested Development‘s long-awaited return this May has focused Netflix’s uncertainty about additional seasons going forward, but it seems the revival has conjured up another
trick illusion to distract us from the thought. Following the multitude of past ‘Arrested’ stars and new roles joining the season, Ben Stiller has been announced to reprise his role as upstaging magician Tony Wonder, but what shenanigans might he bake himself into this time?
‘Arrested Development’s upcoming revival season may not be able to conjure any additional episodes beyond the 14 being released this May, but Netflix is certainly getting their money’s worth when it comes to returning past characters. Via Entertainment Weekly, we’ve learned that the latest to join the revival season is none other than Ben Stiller, reprising the role of G.O.B. Bluth’s rival magic performer Tony Wonder.
No details are yet available of the character’s return, though EW specifies Stiller will appear in only one of the fourteen episodes. Stiller himself only appeared in two episodes of the original ‘Arrested’ run, but the character (and his famous bread-bursting illusions) were referenced on multiple occasions.
Elsewhere, ‘Arrested Development’ season 4 will feature appearances from Kristen Wiig and Seth Rogen, Conan O’Brien and Andy Richter, ‘Parks and Recreation‘s’ Ben Schwartz, ‘Up All Night’s’ Chris Diamantopoulos, all three stars of Comedy Central’s ‘Workaholics,’ ‘Mad Men’s’ John Slattery, Isla Fisher and Terry Crews, as well as returning series players James Lipton, Carl Weathers, Jeff Garlin, Liza Minnelli, Judy Greer, Henry Winkler and Scott Baio.
Well, what say you? Are you happy to see another ‘Arrested Development’ face returning to the fold? Tell us who you’d like to see when the new episodes premiere on Netflix this May!