Jason Bateman and 'Up All Night's' DJ Nash sell NBC the comedy 'Then Came Elvis'

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Jason Bateman has returned to television with the upcoming fourth season of "Arrested Development," and it looks like he's happy staying there.

The man better known as Michael Bluth has sold NBC a new single-camera comedy called "Then Came Elvis" that he developed with "Up All Night" executive producer DJ Nash, Deadline reports. The show is loosely based on Nash's life and will be set in the 1980s.

"Then Came Elvis" will tell the story of a family that is brought together after the two parents divorce. Though the 13-year-old son would have "changed just about everything that was happening," there will also be a voice-over from the adult version of the character who explains that, looking back, he "wouldn't change a thing."

Bateman's production company, Aggregate Films, will produce the show alongside Universal TV and Nash. Aggregate was launched in January, and this is its first television property. The company is also producing Bateman's comedy "The Identity Thief," which co-stars Melissa McCarthy.

Photo/Video credit: //www.deadline.com/2012/10/nbc-buys-1980s-comedy-from-dj-nash-jason-bateman/