Christopher Guest Jumps Into 'The Thick of It'
The gig will be Guest's first TV directing work in a number of years. He directed episodes of a short-lived
His feature credits also include "Waiting for Guffman" and "A Mighty Wind," and he starred in (but did not direct) "This Is Spinal Tap." His style would seem to be a good fit with Hurwitz, who structured "Arrested Development" as a fake
"The Thick of It," which aired on BBC4 in the U.K., follows a less-than-fully-competent government minister and his staff. ABC's version, which Hurwitz is writing with fellow "Arrested" scribe
Day and Hurwitz are executive producing the pilot with the