Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig to guest on 'Arrested'
February 20th, 2013
03:29 PM ET

Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig to guest on 'Arrested'

The already all-star "Arrested Development" cast is expanding.

When new episodes of the fan favorite series arrive on Netflix in May, they'll feature two new guests stars: Kristen Wiig and Seth Rogen.

Although Netflix is keeping the extent of their involvement hush-hush, New York Magazine's Vulture reports that Wiig will portray a younger Lucille Bluth.

This new season will include 14 episodes, with each one revolving around one character's point of view as others float in and out of the storyline, creator and executive producer Mitch Hurwitz said at the TCA panel in January. "[I]t's kind of an evolution of the storytelling that was necessary," he explained.

A movie is still in the works but details aren't firm - although it sounds like Hurwitz and co. are working hard to retain an element of mystery with their new "Arrested" offerings.

“The spirit of this was to surprise fans with something that they didn’t see coming,” Hurwitz said of the revamped "Arrested" in January. “There was so much talk about the movie that we thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be great to still do the movie but to give everybody this thing they didn’t see coming.'”


Filed under: Casting Chronicles • Celebrities • television

soundoff (16 Responses)
  1. Lance

    Oh wow – Wiig as a younger Lucille. I never could have come up with it myself, but now that I hear it I realize it's genius and perfect.

    February 22, 2013 at 8:15 am | Report abuse |
  2. come closer my pet....

    have a great afternoon. .the world awaits.....

    February 21, 2013 at 1:26 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Steve

    I'd watch the show just for her.

    February 20, 2013 at 10:05 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Nope

    the only hair she has on her body is the hair on her head. truth!

    February 20, 2013 at 8:20 pm | Report abuse |
  5. How was the visual today...

    no too good right?

    February 20, 2013 at 8:09 pm | Report abuse |
  6. I love Wiig

    And I'd have to poke her too. Tee hee

    February 20, 2013 at 8:06 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Chevy Chase

    I was not invited to participate in this project.

    February 20, 2013 at 4:50 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Romney

    Rogen is a furry little critter. Wouldn't mind taking a gander at Kristen's furry little critter.

    February 20, 2013 at 4:42 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Por-Supreme

    we need to talk otherwise we go 666 for no reason....take care.

    February 20, 2013 at 4:27 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Elvis

    nope. I porobly won't watch this. nope.

    February 20, 2013 at 4:23 pm | Report abuse |
  11. TriumphTheInsultComicDog

    A turd shampoo for her hair would help too.

    February 21, 2013 at 12:26 am | Report abuse |
  12. Alvarez

    Lather, rinse, repeat...and carefully brush out the corn niblets.

    February 21, 2013 at 12:30 am | Report abuse |
  13. TriumphTheInsultComicDog

    Leave any nuts in. They'll provide nutrients for the scalp and look good.

    February 21, 2013 at 5:07 am | Report abuse |

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