Good News Arrested Development fans! The creators and cast will be on Inside the Actors Studio sharing their favorite moments and inner secrets. Click through for all the details and selected quotes from filming.
NEW YORK – October 24, 2013 – Bravo Media’s “Inside the Actors Studio,” hosted
by James Lipton, promises big laughs and riveting revelations when cast members and the creator of “Arrested Development” reunite for the first time since the series’ Netflix premiere on Thursday, November 7 at 8pm ET/PT. The series has won six Primetime Emmy awards including “Outstanding Comedy Series” in 2004 and Time Magazine included it in its “All-Time 100 TV Shows” list. Lipton, who has a recurring guest role on “Arrested Development” as Prison Warden Stefan Gentiles, will be joined by Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Alia Shawkat, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter and creator Mitch Hurwitz.
In the episode, series creator Mitch Hurwitz unveils his real-life inspiration behind the Banana Stand and the personal meaning behind the name “Maeby.” Find out the stars’ favorite season four moments, which cast member swore off television after many false starts, who moonlights as a teacher and the genesis of Portia de Rossi’s name.
Quotables from the episode:
“As I was in the pilot phase I was already thinking about interesting casting, and it was Liza Minnelli and you.” -Creator Mitch Hurwitz on his dream guest stars including James Lipton
“G.O.B. is officially a magician…not a particularly successful one monetarily. Although he would argue that he is at the top of his game.” -Will Arnett on his character G.O.B.
“I think of [Lucille] as…a basically good person who just has the wrong
values.” -Jessica Walter on her character Lucille Bluth
“’Our job as writers is to write these characters as despicable as possible. And your job as actors is to make them as likeable as possible.’” -Jason Bateman quoting creator Mitch Hurwitz
“Here I am at ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ and yet today, I went on a meeting…in which it was impressed upon me that I would probably have to read.” -Jeffrey Tambor on continuing to hustle in his acting career