'Arrested Development' reunion, sort of, takes shape at FOX
But one of the stars of the show, Will Arnett, is working on a new project with the show's creator, Mitch Hurwitz, and writer/producer Jim Vallely.
FOX has given a script commitment to a pilot that will star Arnett as a "rich Beverly Hills jackass" -- sounds like GOB Bluth to me -- who falls for an altruistic woman who hates the way he lives his life, according to The Hollywood Reporter . Hurwitz and Vallely are writing the script.
The network is doubtless hoping that this project will fare a little better than its animated series "Sit Down, Shut Up," which starred Arnett (along with fellow "Arrested" alum Jason Bateman) and which Vallely and Hurwitz executive produced -- and which bombed in a short run in the spring.
Arnett, an Emmy nominee for both "Arrested Development" and a guest role on "30 Rock" last year, currently stars in "G-Force." He'll also appear opposite Kristen Bell in the rom-com "When in Rome" early next year.
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