Arrested Development

TwoHalfMen2013Two and A Half Men cast replacement

Two and A Half Men is casting a young female to replace Angus T. Jones as a series regular after Jones confirmed earlier this month that he was dropping down to a recurring role next season.

Liz McDonald returning to Coro

Coronation Street actress Beverley Callard – who plays Liz McDonald – is returning to the soap after departing in 2011. Callard has played the role of on and off since 1989. Continue reading »

ArrestedDevelopmentCritics have had a mainly positive reaction to the brand new Arrested Development episodes released this week on Netflix.

The 15 new instalments come six years after the series last graced the screen and while most are impressed with what they saw, a few believe you can have too much of a good thing.

All 15 of the episodes were released in one go, with the choice up to the viewer as to which order they watch them in.

Chief Hollywood Reporter TV critic Tim Goodman says that after a slow start, the series “snowballs into seven-and-a-half hours of hilarity just waiting for a movie to follow it up”. Continue reading »

The first trailer for the new Arrested Development season has been released.

The new episodes will all debut on Netflix on May 26 in some parts of the world. Unfortunately, we’ll have to find some other way to watch them.

ArrestedDevelopmentGap between Arrested Development series and movie

Jason Bateman believes that the proposed Arrested Development movie could take some time to make given the fact they have just finished the new season. “Unfortunately, there’s probably gonna be about a year, maybe a year-and-a-half gap between the two, so you’ll end up having to watch these episodes again. It wasn’t perfectly scheduled, but we were just happy to get together as soon as we could.”

New drama from Murphy picked up

HBO has picked up the new adult sex drama Open from Glee and American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy. A pilot has been ordered. Continue reading »

Arrested-DevelopmentArrested Development release date confirmed 

The date has been announced for when the new Arrested Development season will premiere online. The fifteen new episodes will be available on Netflix in the US on May 26.

Walking Dead getting more complicated

The Walking Dead producer Gale Ann Hurd has said that the fourth season of the series will grow “more complicated”. “The world is certainly no safer [next season],” Hurd told the LA Times. “In fact, it becomes a lot more complicated. I think that our band of survivors might have become a little too complacent about the threat that the walkers pose. They’re a very serious threat. I think the complacency towards walkers has probably run its course.” Continue reading »

arrested_developmentbenstillerStiller returning to Arrested Development

Ben Stiller will return to Arrested Development for its new season to reprise his role as magician Tony Wonder. Stiller previously appeared in the comedy series in its second and third seasons.

Bates joins American Horror Story

Kathy Bates has joined the cast of American Horror Story the play a character who is a long-time friend-turned-rival of Jessica Lange’s character. Continue reading »

SethRogenThe new season of Arrested Development has added Kristen Wiig and Seth Rogen to its cast.

The upcoming fourth season of the comedy series features the entire original cast as well as an array of guest stars including Isla Fisher and Conan O’Brien.

Wiig will play a younger version of Bluth family matriarch Lucille (Jessica Walter) while Rogen’s role is yet to be announced.

The pair featured alongside one-another in the 2007 film Knocked Up.

Hayek retuning to 30 Rock

Selma Hayek will return to 30 Rock for an episode of the show this month. The actress will return as Jack’s (Alec Baldwin) former partner Elisa.

Walsh joins Castle

Castle has acquired the services of former Nip/Tuck actor Dylan Walsh. He will play an FBI agent in two episodes of the show. Continue reading »

Comments from Arrested Development showrunner Mitch Hurwitz appear to confirm plans for a movie version of the show following the upcoming fourth season.

While there has been no official word from Netflix – who will exclusively carry the new season – or from any studio, Hurwitz gives off the vibe that the season is working towards a full cast reunion in a movie.

“The bigger story is the family has fallen apart at the start of our show,” Hurwitz told USA Today. “They all went their own way, without Michael holding them together, so they’re left to their own devices, and they’re not the most successful devices. [Season 4 is the] first act to what we eventually want to do, which is a big movie.” Continue reading »

Production has been halted on the new season of Arrested Development after additional episodes were commissioned.

Originally 10 episodes were ordered for the fourth season that would be available exclusively on Netflix but creator Mitch Hurwitz had more ideas than the order could handle so new episodes have been added.

In order for Hurwitz and co to look over the footage already shot, production was halted and will continue when they have figured out what needs to be filmed. Continue reading »