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Ron Howard and Brian Grazer guest star in upcoming “Arrested Development” season and to produce movie

Melissa Hayer Modified: April 24, 2013 at 3:32 pm •  Published: March 26, 2013
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2011 file photo, Ron Howard attends the premiere of "When You Find Me," inspired by Canon's "Project Imagination" contest, in New York. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame Committee  announced this yearís honorees for the 22nd Hall of Fame, including EmmyÆ-winning actor/director/producer Ron Howard, legendary sportscaster Al Michaels, iconic network executive Leslie Moonves, acclaimed journalist Bob Schieffer and prolific writer-producer Dick Wolf, as well as posthumously, Philo T. Farnsworth, credited with inventing all-electronic television transmission. The inductees will be honored during a gala ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 11, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File) ORG XMIT: CAPH100
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2011 file photo, Ron Howard attends the premiere of "When You Find Me," inspired by Canon's "Project Imagination" contest, in New York. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame Committee announced this yearís honorees for the 22nd Hall of Fame, including EmmyÆ-winning actor/director/producer Ron Howard, legendary sportscaster Al Michaels, iconic network executive Leslie Moonves, acclaimed journalist Bob Schieffer and prolific writer-producer Dick Wolf, as well as posthumously, Philo T. Farnsworth, credited with inventing all-electronic television transmission. The inductees will be honored during a gala ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 11, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File) ORG XMIT: CAPH100

Ron Howard – AP Photo

 

TV Guide Magazine Senior Editor Will Keck garnered an exclusive on “Arrested Development” news from Ron Howard, who was born in Duncan.

The information, provided by TV Guide Magazine, is as follows:

In an exclusive to TV Guide Magazine Senior Editor Will Keck, Ron Howard broke news that he and fellow producer Brian Grazer will guest star in the next installment of “Arrested Development,” which will be available on Netflix in May. Offering rare scoop into the storyline of the eagerly-anticipated new season, it appears that Howard and Grazer’s production company will be creating a film based on the Bluth family.

“One of the very last lines in the show was when [I say in voice-over], ‘I don’t think [Arrested Development] is a TV show; maybe it’s a movie,” said Howard. “So in the new season, we create a heightened version of Imagine Entertainment,” which is Howard and Grazer’s production company. Grazer then shared, “We talk about what could be our new Da Vinci Code.”

Meanwhile, star Jason Bateman, who plays Michael Bluth, added “in one episode, I get stuck in an elevator with Ron and Brian.” However, it’s not your typical close-quarters scenario. Howard chimed in, “It has a lot to do with our inflated egos.”

Howard, Grazer, and Bateman offered the latest news to Keck when Grazer was presented with the Abe Burrows Entertainment Award at the Alzheimer’s Association’s “A Night at Sardi’s” event.

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