tv.broadwayworld.com

Netflix Orders Additional Episodes of ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

Related Links
Fox Orders Additional RED BAND SOCIETY ScriptsFox Orders Additional RED BAND SOCIETY Scripts
October 22, 2014
HBO's GETTING ON to Return for Second Season, 11/9HBO's GETTING ON to Return for Second Season, 11/9
October 20, 2014
Amazon Studios Orders Season Two of Dark Comedy TRANSPARENT Following Debut SmashAmazon Studios Orders Season Two of Dark Comedy TRANSPARENT Following Debut Smash
October 09, 2014
IFC Orders Third Season of David Cross Comedy THE INCREASINGLY POOR DECISIONS OF TODD MARGARETIFC Orders Third Season of David Cross Comedy THE INCREASINGLY POOR DECISIONS OF TODD MARGARET
October 07, 2014
Related: ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, Netflix

The Bluths are back, and their episode order is set to be bigger than originally expected.

Deadline has confirmed that Netflix has officially ordered additional episodes of ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, bringing up the original count from 10, to somewhere around 15. 

"We are thrilled with the direction of the show, with the footage we have seen and with the relationship between Mitch, Imagine, 20th and Netflix," a spokesperson from Netflix said. "At this time, we are not confirming or announcing the final episode count but we are sure fans will be thrilled when we do."

Production on the fourth season was slated to wrap for good around Thanksgiving, but Mitch Hurwitz, the creator of the cult comedy, pitched a few more episodes to Netflix execs, who were reportedly impressed. As of now, production on the next batch of episodes is scheduled to begin in early January.

Netflix commissioned a fourth season of Hurwitz's ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT earlier this year, securing original cast members and an all-star lineup of guest stars including Conan O'Brien and Liza Minnelli. The company is gearing up to release the upcoming season all at once during Spring 2013.

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT centers around Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman) and his eccentric family comprised of his son George Michael (Michael Cera), his father George Bluth Sr. (Jeffrey Tambor), his mother Lucille (Jessica Walter), his brothers George Oscar Bluth II (Will Arnett), Buster Bluth (Tony Hale) and sister Lindsay Funke (PORTIA DE ROSSI), and Lindsay's husband Tobias (David Cross) and their daughter Maeby (Alia Shawkat).

Mitch Hurwitz, TRoy Miller, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo are executive producers on ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, and it is produced by Imagine TV and 20th Century Fox Television for Netflix.


BLOGS
Spoiler Alert! Recap and Review: AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW Welcomes 'Edward Mordrake,' Emma RobertsSpoiler Alert! AHS: FREAK SHOW 'Edward Mordrake;' Recap Updating LIVE! BroadwayWorld's Matt Tamanini Discusses Broadway, TV, Film on THAT'LL PLAY PODCAST
BWW's Matt Tamanini Discusses Theatre, TV, Film on THAT'LL PLAY PODCAST
dotted line
But, Wait! What's On TV Tonight? Wed., Oct. 22nd: Neighbors, Freaks, & Country Singers 8:00: SURVIVOR | CBS

10:00: AMERICAN HORROR STORY | FX

10:00: NASHVILLE | ABC

Click for more picks!

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber