Arrested Development To Begin Filming In Four Weeks

12 July 2012 | 11:26 am | Dan Condon

Jason Bateman has confirmed that cameras will roll soon.

Jason Bateman has announced that filming for the final installment of Arrested Development will commence in just four weeks time, tweeting a photo of himself with producer/narrator Ron Howard and creator Mitch Hurwitz.

The show, which has a fervent cult following, initially ran from 2003 to 2006 before being axed by its network at the time, Fox. There has been plenty of conjecture over the past six years as to whether or not the show would be returning in any form, before a reunion of the cast members and creator late last year confirmed that a movie was well and truly on the cards. As well as the film, a series of episodes would precede it in order to establish where the characters are at (the show will be set in the present day, not picking up immediately after the final series ended).

It's still not known how Australia will get to see the new Arrested Development; a deal has been struck overseas for video streaming giant Netflix to have exclusive rights but given Netflix doesn't operate in Australia it seems likely another avenue of distribution will have to be found.

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