'Arrested Development' Fans Will be 'Aching' After Netflix Season Ends
No "Arrested Development" fan doubts that the return of the epic program to Netflix this year will be anything short of magical. But now, here to confirm our most deeply held hopes and dreams, is David Cross.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Cross discusses what the cast accomplished with this, their fourth season, and says that after it ends, viewers will be left "aching:"
I think it’s going to redefine what television can be and stories can be and how they’re presented. And I really think it’s gonna be historical in a sense; that we’re gonna look back on it in 10, 20, 30 years, and it will be a very important thing that Mitch and Netflix have done.
On top of that, Cross says that he and Portia de Rossi became closer this season than they had been (could that mean there was once real-life trouble in paradise between Tobias and Lindsay??).
The comedian adds that he spent a lot of time on set improvising, even with guest stars like Tommy Tune. He was impressed, he said, with Tune's ability to keep up, but mostly just had a good time playing off the other actors:
It was just a real great time getting back to doing those characters, working with those guys. That was a real treat. And the writing is so amazing, and getting to play Tobias and riffing and improvising. It’s crazy; it’s fun.
All we can hope is that that means there are spontaneous acts of Tobias, blue-ing himself.