There may not be enough money in the banana stand for this one. In light of a recut fourth season aimed at fixing fan complaints and snagging syndication, the Arrested Development cast is demanding additional compensation from the series’ profits.
Their screenplay work on Spider-Man: Homecoming may have been wonderful, but John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein don’t have the most impressive track record when it comes to directing comedies. (See: Vacation, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.) However — and that’s a big however — the trailer for their latest movie, Game Night, looks like it just might be a total blast.
Jim Carrey may not actually appear in Showtime comedy I’m Dying Up Here, but the funnyman producer will nevertheless step out from behind the camera. Carrey will topline his own Showtime comedy, reuniting with Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind director Michel Gondry to do it.
Netflix may be a little stricter with its renewal policies these days, but Ozark isn’t done laundering money just yet. The Jason Bateman-Laura Linney drama is officially headed back to the Lake with a second season order.
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.
Most promotion for Jason Bateman’s new Netflix money-laundering drama Ozark has concentrated on … well, Jason Bateman, but no more. The full trailer puts co-star Laura Linney in the limelight as well, along with some impressively cavalier violence.
It could be some time before we see Jason Bateman cracking wise on Netflix again, but we’ll at least have his dramatic side in the meantime. Catch a holiday-themed teaser for new money-laundering drama Ozark, which feels like Arrested Development collided with The Purge.