It wasn’t long after the reception of Arrested Development Season 4 that producers knew any potential fifth year would require greater effort to corral its busy cast in one place. More recent outlook on Season 5 suggested Netflix had found a way to do just that, but new reports suggest at least half of Arrested Development Season 5 may function as prequel with an all-new cast.
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We’re far enough from the premiere that you’d barely remember Arrested Development Season 4 as one of the first Netflix original offerings, but at long last, Season 5 might finally escape its own arrested development. Producer Brian Grazer says the last cast hurdles have been cleared, and news should be “happening soon.”
Just yesterday we learned that 'Arrested Development' season 4 had yet to reveal all of its guest stars, even as we approach the May 26 debut of all 15 Netflix episodes, but it seems another major name has slipped out of the bag. 'The Office' and 'The Hangover' star Ed Helms will put in an appearance for 'Arrested Development's' return, and you don't have to wait to see it!
Though it seems more and more likely that our time spent at 'Mockingbird Lane' will be cut supernaturally short, NBC airing the pilot episode as a Halloween special this Friday, October 26, every little bit we see seems more and more intriguing. Case in point the first all-new clip from the now-defunct Bryan Fuller series, which amid some questionable effects certainly strikes the right tone of scary and sexy...
We sure hope that 'The Munsters' reboot 'Mockingbird Lane' matriarch Lily Munster knows how to cook a bit more than hot ham water, based on its latest casting. Development continues to swirl on the Bryan Fuller-fronted remake of the classic horror comedy series, but now it seems like Lily Munster has got her star, no 'Arrested Development' about it.