Arrested Development will be back on Netflix May 29, the series announced on Twitter. It will be season five of the offbeat comedy.
Mitchell Hurwitz created the show, about the highly dysfunctional Bluth family. The cast includes Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, Will Arnett, Tony Hale, Portia de Rossi, David Cross and Alia Shawkat.
Tambor remains in the Arrested Development cast. He was dismissed from Amazon series Transparent amidst sexual harassment allegations.
Netflix brought the show back for season four in 2013, with 15 episodes, after it had been cancelled by Fox after three seasons in 2006.
Executive producers on Arrested Development include Brian Grazer and Ron Howard. Howard also narrates.
A season five trailer shows Lindsay, played by Portia de Rossi, running for office, saying she wants to be “part of the problem.”
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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