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Arrested Development Season 5 Is Happening

When Jason Bateman tweeted earlier this week that he'd made a deal to return for a fifth season of Arrested Development , it made us hope that an official announcement about the show would swiftly follow. And, like a one-handed man trying to avoid a loose seal, it has arrived. The pieces have apparently been mostly in place for a while now, at least behind the scenes, with creator Mitch Hurwitz laying out the plan for the new season a year ago, has kicked off the writers' room and was mostly just waiting for a busy working cast (including Bateman , Michael Cera, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, Will Arnett, Tony Hale, Portia de Rossi, David Cross and Alia Shawkat ) to be available. "In talks with Netflix we all felt that that stories about a narcissistic, erratically behaving family in the building business – and their desperate abuses of power – are really underrepresented on TV these days," Hurwitz says. "I am so grateful to them and to 20th TV for making t