Arrested Devlopment star Jason Bateman has revealed that he has spoken to series writer and creator Mitchell Hurwitz and he is very excited about the long-awaited movie version of the series becoming a reality.
“For the first time, [Hurwitz] sat me down last week to talk about what he’s got and where he’s going and what do I think,” Bateman said. As a fan of the show, I was vibrating with excitement that he was pulling me behind the curtain.”
“I can confirm what his update was, which was that he is very deep into the work on it. The odds of him getting it done before the end of the year, as he says he wants to, are good.”
He also commented on the plot of the movie, which has him very excited: “It’s everything you would want it to be and more. I really hope he finishes soon so we have a shot at doing it before the end of the year.”
However, fans shouldn’t hold their collective breath as this film has been talked about since the series itself ended in 2006. Probably best to wait until production starts before getting too excited.