Jason Bateman Inks Deal For More 'Arrested Development'

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Bateman tweeted on Friday: 'Look very probable I'm going to put some miles on the Stair Car this summer.

The show, after completing its three-season run on Fox from 2003-2006, made an uncanny resurrection on Netflix after almost a decade of dormancy.

Despite the unevenness of the series' Netflix revival, fans have been practically blue-ing themselves to get more Arrested Development in their lives.

It was also revealed that season five will contain 17 episodes.

Still no timeline for that elusive Season 5 at this point, though.

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Caitlyn Jenner Overpowers Kelly Ripa? Bateman went as far to suggest that the show - or at least his participation - would begin filming this summer. Although it has been some time since the series last offered new content, viewers can stream the first four seasons on Netflix. All of the actors are quite busy with other work, including Jason Bateman.

RELATED: "Arrested Development" Producer Says More Episodes Are Coming! She left the show on her own terms, but did not mention "Arrested Development" as reasoning for her exit.

The show originally ran for three seasons in the early 2000s to widespread critical acclaim, but it wasn't a commercial hit. (Jeffrey Tambor), his mother Lucille (Jessica Walter), his brothers George Oscar Bluth II (Will Arnett), Buster Bluth (Tony Hale) and sister Lindsay Funke (Portia de Rossi), and Lindsay's husband Tobias (David Cross) and their daughter Maeby (Alia Shawkat).

"Arrested Development" follows the Bluth family through their downfall after the wealthy patriarch, George Bluth Sr., is sent to prison for a white-collar crime involving his real estate business.

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