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Michael Cera Finally On Board for Arrested Development Movie February 25, 2009 3:04 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Casting, Fox, Fox Searchlight, Movies, News, Television.
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michaelcerageorgemichael-022509Awesome.  After months of indicating he wasn’t interested in doing a feature-length version of the hilarious, if not successful, Fox comedy Arrested Development, E! Online’s Kristin reports that Michael Cera has apparently buckled to pressure and agreed to board the project.  Kristin further reports that the movie may go into production as early as the end of the year.  Series creator Mitchell Hurwitz is writing and directing the script.  Fox Searchlight is the studio.

A later update has a reaction from one of the series’ star, Portia de Rossi, who when asked why there was such a hold up with Cera’s casting replied: “I don’t know, I honestly don’t. I spoke to Jason Bateman and Will Arnett; I think it was just a matter of timing. I don’t know.”