August 23, 2012 |
“Arrested Development” fans, the wait is (almost) over: The cult favorite will make its highly anticipated return next spring with at least 10 episodes - possibly more. The news, first reported by the Huffington Post , was confirmed by a Netflix spokesperson. Rumors of an “Arrested Development” revival have surfaced repeatedly ever since the critically beloved but but ratings-challenged sitcom was canceled by Fox in 2006. Last year, Mitchell Hurwitz and the entire cast reunited for the first time at the New Yorker Festival, and announced plans for a new, limited-run season and a possible movie.
May 16, 2013 |
Just two days before "Arrested Development" would release its first new episodes in seven years, creator Mitchell Hurwitz called David Cross with a frantic request: Could the actor do a quick reshoot? Cross, however, was sporting a full, dyed beard for another project and looked nothing like his "Arrested" character. No matter, Hurwitz told him, "We'll figure it out. " The next day the actor found himself on a hastily arranged set, filling in a gap on the series that would premiere in Hollywood the following day. "It's crazy!"
May 19, 2013 |
"Arrested Development" costume designer Katie Sparks, whose efforts on the first two seasons of the Fox sitcom earned her a 2006 nomination from the Costume Designers Guild of America, was tapped by series creator Mitchell Hurwitz to work on the new streaming-to-Netflix season that will be released May 26. She recently spoke about her work on the original series and the challenges posed by revisiting - and re-dressing - the quirky Bluth family after...
August 15, 2004 |
Afew weeks ago, sitcom writer Mitchell Hurwitz had a brief Sally Field moment. His offbeat freshman show, "Arrested Development," was nominated for seven Emmys, including best comedy, on the heels of taking top honors from the Television Critics Assn. He said his first happy thoughts ("Wow. They really like us.") were followed by mild panic ("What do you think they like? What should we do now ...?").
June 5, 2013 |
"Arrested Development" creator Mitchell Hurwitz realizes that no matter what he does with his cult comedy, there's always the suggestion that there's going to be a next step. But 10 days after the debut of 15 new "Arrested Development" episodes on Netflix, Hurwitz still isn't sure where he or the show is going from here. "My hope was and is that we would do a theatrical movie," Hurwitz said in a conference call with reporters Wednesday. "This is all complicated by the fact that there are existing rights.
September 26, 2006
The Museum of Television & Radio will hold a series of discussions between TV writer-producers and the people who helped inspire them. The Comedy Conversations series kicks off Wednesday with Mitchell Hurwitz ("Arrested Development") and Larry Wilmore ("The Bernie Mac Show") playing host to early TV icon Sid Caesar. The series continues Nov. 13 with Steve Levitan ("Just Shoot Me") talking to the creators of "Cheers," James Burrows and brothers Glen and Les Charles, and Nov.