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'Arrested Development' creator: Movie may be out this year

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The myth of the Arrested Development movie has started to seem like a protracted Andy Kaufman-style prank being perpetuated by the show’s producers and cast, endlessly dropping on-again, off-again hints that the movie is indeed, possibly really coming.

Well, here’s creator Mitch Hurwitz with one of the firmest statements on the subject yet:

“We’ve started that process and it is our sincere hope to shoot it this year and get it out this year,” Hurwitz said to Digital Spy.

Wha-wha-what?

Could fall 2011 really see the Bluth family in theaters?

Of course, nobody makes an Arrested movie proclamation without some hedging:

“That’s what we’re hoping,” he continues, “but a lot of things have to fall into place for that to happen… I don’t like to toy with the affections of our fans. They’ve been so supportive and we’re so grateful, so I kind of hate to answer the question until I can say, ‘Yep, we’ve shot it, it opens next week’. Otherwise it feels like we’re toying with people and we do not mean to do that. It has just taken a while to get it going.”

No, we’re not feeling toyed with. No, no, not at all.

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