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42-Track 'Arrested Development' Soundtrack Details Revealed, Mitch Hurwitz Eyes 'AD' Film On Netflix

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • October 24, 2013 12:34 PM
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Embedded within its many in-jokes, visual cues, and constantly shifting timeline, the fourth season of “Arrested Development” firmly carried on the series' excellent use of original songs and score composed by David Schwartz (“Deadwood”, “Northern Exposure”). Songs like “It Ain't Easy Being White” and this latest season's “Fantastic Four Medley” and “Get Away” have had fans clamoring for an official soundtrack for years, and now a release date has been announced, along with a possible distribution option for the “Arrested Development” film.

Mitch Hurwitz Says A New Season & Movie Are Coming For 'Arrested Development'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • September 26, 2013 9:19 AM
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Before the long-awaited fourth season of “Arrested Development” hit Netflix this past summer, fans were already wondering what the future held for the cult TV series. Although we’re still far from seeing more of the Bluth family on (any kind of) screen, it looks like a concrete plan is forming.

New Season Of 'Arrested Development' In The Works At Netflix

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 11, 2013 7:55 PM
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Of all the original programming Netflix has debuted this year -- "House Of Cards" (already slated for a second season), "Orange Is The New Black" (kicking off tomorrow and already renewed), "Hemlock Grove" (sorry, folks) -- "Arrested Development" seemed the least likely to immediately return. Getting the gang back together was a well documented ordeal due to the varying schedules of the ensemble, and as the new season revealed, there were only a handful of scenes containing the entire cast, while it mostly stuck to character driven episodes. Indeed, the future of the show has been hazy thus far. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings previously said it was "up to the talent," while creator Mitch Hurwitz has been mostly non-committal about whether the much talked about movie be would next, or simply more episodes. But it looks like it's going to be the latter.

Listen: "Getaway" From 'Arrested Development,' Soundtrack For All 4 Seasons In The Works

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • July 1, 2013 9:43 AM
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The fourth season of “Arrested Development” brought a number of alterations to the much-anticipated series: the fractured narrative, its single-character episodes, the ramped-up narration by Ron Howard. Even the show's music felt different -- its upbeat swing score higher in the mix and more noticeable in its presence. However, the mid-season pop gem, “Getaway” was a hilarious season highlight, and now the song, alongside the Bluth family's past musical output, is gearing up for release.

Discuss: Better Or Worse? Fans Make Chronological Edit Of The New 'Arrested Development' Season

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • June 4, 2013 11:39 AM
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Depending on your restraint and interest in the long-awaited return of "Arrested Development," you've likely either zipped through the entire fourth season in one weekend or perhaps only made it halfway into the new 15 episodes. Either way, one thing should be clear: the show is a schizophrenic, unruly beast of varying quality, and if you were among those who found Mitch Hurwitz's fractured narrative a nuisance, fear not -- the Internet has a solution.

Mitch Hurwitz Talks Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, The Future Of 'Arrested Development' & More

  • By Edward Davis
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  • June 3, 2013 5:05 PM
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Since "Arrested Development" was canceled by 20th Century Fox in 2006 series creator Mitch Hurwitz has worked tirelessly to try and configure out a plausible way to continue the story of the beloved Bluth family. Seven years in the making, coming up with the correct formula was never going to be easy. Initially he envisioned a movie trilogy, then simply a movie, then a web series, but it wasn't until conversations began with Netflix -- that series producer/narrator Ron Howard initially turned down -- that the idea of a new series became a reality.

Discuss: A New Series Or A Movie? Where Should 'Arrested Development' Go Next?

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 29, 2013 3:26 PM
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By now, you've either gobbled up the entire new season of "Arrested Development," or like this writer, you're somewhere in the middle. But undoubtedly, you already have an opinion about the resurrected show, and we've shared our own 12 Observations On What Worked & What Didn't In The New Netflix Season Of "Arrested Development." And now even mere days after latest fifteen episodes have premiered, what's next for Mitch Hurwitz and the Bluths is the question on everyone's mind. Another season? The much talked about movie? Both? Neither? Either way you slice it, Netflix is open to doing more.

12 Observations On What Worked & What Didn't In The New Netflix Season Of ‘Arrested Development’

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • May 28, 2013 2:03 PM
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Binging is the new black. And thus the desire to not only gorge, but to insta-weigh-in on the new Netflix season of “Arrested Development,” which premiered over the Memorial Weekend, is in full effect. The cult of ‘AD’ has grown to a deafening roar over the years, the anticipation and expectations at the prospect of the show’s triumphant return were at an all time high going into the weekend. “Arrested Development” was neglected and then canceled in 2006 by 20th Century Fox and somehow defied the odds to return seven years later with a new lease on life thanks to Netflix and their own expanding desire for (semi) original programming. But if you’re disappointed with this new season, it may be easy to understand why. Sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for.

Watch: 4 New Clips From 'Arrested Development'; Mitch Hurwitz Says Show Could Live On Past The Movie

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 24, 2013 2:41 PM
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So this weekend brings the the long awaited, highly anticipated return of "Arrested Development," and we're sure you've already got a viewing party marathon session ready to go. But of course, fifteen new episodes just isn't enough, as a movie has always been on the horizon with creator Mitch Hurwitz saying over and over again, that his new season is just a precursor to a feature. But could the show live on past that?

The 5 Best Episodes Of 'Arrested Development' From The First 3 Seasons

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • May 23, 2013 3:13 PM
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"Arrested Development," as the opening credits inform us, is the story "of one wealthy family, who lost everything and the son who had no choice but to keep them all together." This synopsis, about the Bluth family and their continued struggles, makes it sound like something out of the Chuck Lorre factory of middlebrow mediocrity. But "Arrested Development," created by cracked genius Mitchell Hurwitz, would go on to become one of the most beloved (and short-lived) comedy series in the history of television, one whose fan-base was so outspoken that this weekend the series will be resurrected with a collection of episodes airing exclusively on Netflix's streaming service. The unthinkable has happened: The Bluths are back from the dead.

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