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'Arrested Development' To Begin Filming For Netflix

(L-R) Ron Howard, Jason Bateman & Mitchell Hurwitz (credit: Jason Bateman/Personal photo/CBS News)

LOS GATOS (CBS SF) – Fans won’t get to see more “Arrested Development” until next year, but filming for the new episodes will begin soon, according to star Jason Bateman.

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Bateman, who plays Michael Bluth on the cult-favorite series, revealed on Twitter that filming begins in four weeks.

“Taken at ‘AD’ mission control, today! All systems are go. Filming for the new episodes starts in four weeks. Woo!” he tweeted on Tuesday, along with a photo (at left) of him with series co-creator Mitchell Hurwitz and executive producer/narrator Ron Howard.

Howard also sent a pair of “Arrested Development” tweets on Tuesday, complete with photos, click to view.
Arrested Development for Netflix. IT’S ALIVE. This is what the writer’s room looks like pic.twitter.com/yhSRZET4

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Mitch let Jason and I in on some of the twists and turns ahead. hilarious pic.twitter.com/wcyEPqpk

Last year, it was announced that “Arrested Development” was returning for a fourth season, which will air on Netflix. A movie is expected to follow.

In April, it was revealed that all 10 new “Arrested Development” episodes will be released for instant viewing on Netflix in a single day, sometime in 2013.

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