It’s been some time since we’ve had any update on Arrested Development Season 5, so leave it to Ron Howard to once again bail us out. The narrator has officially hit the recording studio, and a brief update might just hint at Season 5’s first words.
The official firing of Jeffrey Tambor from Amazon’s Transparent raised questions about his Arrested Development role, especially in light of Netflix dismissing Kevin Spacey. No official changes have yet been made, but Tambor’s co-star David Cross now claims “there are a number of” cast members standing behind him, despite allegations of sexual harassment.
Pick up a copy of Balboa Bay Window and ready your outfits for Motherboy; Buster and Lucille are back at it. Arrested Development gets one step closer to Season 5, as two of our favorite Bluths step even closer in a new photo from the Netflix set.
It’s time to pull the Bluth family out of storage. Yes, Arrested Development Season 5 is gearing up at last, as star Jason Bateman shares the first photo of a familiar family apartment, promising an August start to production.
Almost five years will have passed when Arrested Development Season 5 picks up, yet the Bluths remain as topical as ever. Jason Bateman re-affirms that Season 5 will take the form of a murder-mystery with timely Trump parallels, but not an end to the story.
It wasn’t enough of Arrested Development to mirror the recent political landscape; they had to include an actual wall on the Mexican border. Now, star Jeffrey Tambor says Season 5 will continue the eerily-prescient idea from Season 4, making the series more topical than ever.
Anticipation for a fifth Arrested Development season largely dried up when Season 4 made clear the prolific cast had trouble coordinating schedules. That said, the now-confirmed Season 5 teases a more collaborative approach, as star Will Arnett assures the cast will spend “much more” time together overall.