Well, that remains unclear, but it finally looks like things are starting to take shape now, as star Jason Bateman has taken to Twitter to reveal that he's signed on for more Arrested Development and that they'll be shooting this summer.
Bateman plays Michael Bluth, who tries to keep his wealthy but dysfunctional family together.
Get ready to chicken dance once more, "Arrested Development" fans. It's been almost four years since Season 4 of Arrested Development premiered on Netflix, and talk of a fifth season has been swirling pretty much since.
A possible Season 5 of Arrested Development has been rumored to be in the works since the unprecedented airing of Season 4 on Netflix.
Bateman offered no other details about the matter, including whether or not new episodes would stream on Netflix, or return to broadcast television on Fox.
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Executive producer Brian Grazer said two years ago that he was working on 17 new episodes.
"We're very close", he said. Although it has been some time since the series last offered new content, viewers can stream the first four seasons on Netflix. She left the show on her own terms, but did not mention "Arrested Development" as reasoning for her exit.
There have been little updates here and there about the potential for Arrested Development season 5 since nearly immediately after the fourth season debuted on Netflix.
The show originally ran for three seasons in the early 2000s to widespread critical acclaim, but it wasn't a commercial hit.
The series also stars Will Arnett, Portia de Rossi, Michael Cera, David Cross, Alia Shawkat, Tony Hale, Jeffrey Tambor and Jessica Walter.