Arrested Development Season 5 Confirmed by Brian Grazer, Says 17 Episodes in the Works

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It looks like we're going to get another full season of Arrested Development after all.

Speaking to Bill Simmons on his B.S. Report podcast, executive producer Brian Grazer confirmed that they are going to do 17 more episodes of the cult classic, which as of season four is a Netflix original series.

"I love Arrested Development," says Grazer. "But it was never a huge..."

"Money maker?" Simmons interjects.

"Yeah, never a huge thing," says Grazer. "But people are loyal to it and we're going to do another 17 episodes. So stay tuned for Arrested Development.

Check it out (24:00 mark):

Things have been pretty quiet on the Arrested Development front as of late. Last August, Will Arnett said that the show would be back for another season and Netflix's Ted Sarandos seemed pretty confident – but we haven't heard anything else in months.

There's been no official word from Netflix, but this is a producer of the show saying they have 17 episodes in development. So there you go.

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