Arrested Development Wont Be Resurrected On Showtime

Arrested Development will not be resurrected on Showtime as rumours circulating for months have suggested. A source close to the negotiations said that creator Mitch Hurwitz had decided after a lengthy period of debating and an offer from Showtime that “Arrested Development reached its end, creatively, as a series.”

Reached on his cell phone while filming a movie in Toronto, star Jason Bateman said he had mixed emotions about the news, saying he was sad for the series to end but happy that the beloved series will live on DVD for people to enjoy. “I’m so proud of it and so like it as a TV fan that I’m happy we’re not going to get a chance to screw it up,” he said, in the deadpan style of his character, Michael Bluth, about the only sane member of the dysfunctional Bluth clan. “Our luck wouldn’t have held. There would have been cast fighting. We would have messed it up.