March 9th, 2011
04:45 PM ET
It looks like the dysfunctional Bluth family really are headed to the big screen. Jason Batemen confirms that a script for the "Arrested Development" movie is currently being written and the storyline is "incredible."
Rumors of an "Arrested Development" film have been swirling ever since the Fox series was canceled in 2006. Bateman tells MTV News that show creator Mitchell Hurwitz is currently at work on the script and the two have discussed the plot points.
"For the very first time, [Hurwitz] sat me down last week to talk about what he's got and where he's going and what do I think," says Bateman, whose co-stars on the quirky comedy included Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi and Will Arnett. "As a fan of the show, I was vibrating with excitement that he was pulling me behind the curtain."
While Bateman remains mum on plot details, he is happy to reveal that "Arrested Development" fans won't be disappointed.
"It's everything you would want it to be and more," he says. "I really hope [Hurwitz] finishes soon so we have a shot at doing it before the end of the year."
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