Jason Bateman by Julien M. Hekimian/Getty Images Jason Bateman by Julien M. Hekimian/Getty Images

Finally, an Arrested Development movie is in the offing.

"It's in the works," costar Jason Bateman told MSNBC's Keith Olbermann last night. "The grown-ups are trying to work out the numbers."

He also told the Times of London the movie version - slated for a 2009 release - will have a different feel than the TV series: "When it was on TV, if you missed one word the whole third act could be blown for you. And TV is a different experience. You come home and you've got to finish a call so you miss the first ten minutes or you get snacky and you go to the fridge and you miss another two minutes, so it's a different experience to film." - J.R. Whalen

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