Arrested Development Season Five?

According to Arrested Development producer, Brian Grazer, the Bluth family will be returning for 17 more episodes. If this is indeed true, this will be the fifth season of the on again off again TV series. The show first made it’s debut on the Fox television network in 2003 where it lasted for three seasons before it was canceled in 2006 stated Ivan Ong. However, it return for a fourth season on the streaming network, Netflix, in 2013 where 15 episodes was released. It is uncertain if Netflix will be airing the new episodes or not.

Although Arrested Development received loads of critical acclaim during it’s run on Fox, the show didn’t quite get the audience it needed to keep it afloat, which is why Fox canceled it. However, after the cancellation it started getting a huge cult following, which prompted the shows fourth season return on Netflix. The show has won six Primetime Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe and it has been named the funniest show of all time by IGN.

Some of the cast like, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, Jason Bateman, David Cross, Portia de Rossi and Liza Minnelli were already well known, but some of the lesser known cast went on to make bigger names for themselves. Cast members like Michael Cera and Will Arnett. The show acted as a comeback vehicle for Jason Bateman, who went on to do several big movie projects.

It is unclear if the whole original cast will be returning to do the fifth season of Arrested Development. After all some have become big movie stars and may not want to return to the small screen.

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