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Fox is bringing Arrested Development star Will Arnett back to its network.

Arnett has inked a lucrative development deal, which will give the funnyman and frequent 30 Rock guest star a few extra perks. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the deal, promises Arnett complete creative control over choosing the writers, producers and directors he wants to work with, as well as the content of the show that will be developed for him.

The deal is not tied to any studio, leaving the door open for a number of writers to pitch ideas for the new series. Arnett has expressed interest in again collaborating with Arrested Development's creator Mitch Hurwitz. Arnett is currently working with Hurwitz on Fox's new animated comedy, Sit Down, Shut Up, doing voice-over work.

Fox has been chasing Arnett for a while, most recently offering him the starring role in the upcoming sitcom Boldly Going Nowhere.