An Interview with Mitch Hurwitz on what Arrested Development means now, and his new show Running Wilde [AV Club]
First of all, I need to work. I made a joke at [the creative keynote] that if I’d done Cocoon, I’d be fine not working anymore. I don’t have the benefit of that, because Arrested Development was not financially successful. So I have to work. That being said, I really love Will Arnett and believe in his talent, and want to exploit it for financial gain. [Laughs.] He had a deal at Fox. Fox is now run by Kevin Reilly, who I think is a really brilliant guy, and by Peter Rice, who’s helping to make the Arrested Development movie. So I feel like I’m being supported there. I’m grateful they’re willing to work with me. They spent a lot of money on Arrested Development, and hopefully they’ve made it back with DVDs.
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