by Alex Winehouse Contributor | Photos by Splash News / WENN

New Arrested Development Mini Series, Movie Confirmed

Classic US sitcom returning to small screen...

 

New Arrested Development Mini Series, Movie Confirmed Photo: Splash News/WENN

Arrested Development, one of the finest sitcoms of the last ten years, is to return to television with a mini-series that will lead into a movie, creator Mitch Hurwitz has confirmed.

The show, which ran for three seasons from 2003 to 2006, will broadcast nine or ten TV episodes, before work begins on a feature length movie.

Hurwitz made the announcement while attending a cast reunion at the New Yorker Festival yesterday (Oct 2).

Will Arnett, who played G.O.B. on the show, Tweeted: "I'm peeing with @batemanjason at the moment..and we can confirm that we are going to make new AD eps and a movie."

Jason Bateman, who played Michael Bluth, also took to Twitter to say: "It's true. We will do 10 episodes and the movie. Probably shoot them all together next summer for a release in early '13. VERY excited!"

The mini-series will take the form of a catch up, showing where the characters are now, in order to reacquainte audiences before filming on the movie begins.

It is currently unknown when the new episodes will air.

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