'Arrested Development' Turns 15 — What's the Cast Up to Now? (PHOTOS)
Starting on the show at the tender age of 15, there’s no doubt that Michael Cera is Arrested Development
’s breakout star. He went on score major roles in movies like Superbad
, which skyrocketed his popularity. Most recently, he lent his vocals for the raunchy animation Sausage Party
, playing a tiny sausage hot dog.
Jason Bateman has made himself a household name, mostly by starring in blockbuster comedies like Horrible Bosses
, Office Christmas Party
, and most recently, Game Night
. But he’s definitely kept busy during his time off from the show as he executive produces, directs, and stars in the hit Netflix drama, Ozark
Netflix surely has an affinity for the cast of Arrested Development
, gifting Will Arnett with his own Netflix original, as well. He currently stars in the adult animated comedy-drama series Bojack Horseman
, as the title character. The show follows cynical horse with a failing acting career, and features the voices of Aaron Paul and Alison Brie, as well.
With appearances on popular shows like Transparent
and Broad City
, Alia Shawcat has become another one of Arrested Development
’s young breakout stars, alongside Michael Cera. She most recently has been busy starring in the TBS dark-comedy Search Party
Portia de Rossi
From 2014 to 2017, Portia de Rossi starred in a recurring role on the ABC drama Scandal
. She later announced on wife Ellen DeGeneres’ show that she would no longer be acting, but that she would, of course, make an exception for the remaining seasons of Arrested Development
David Cross has kept audiences laughing on many platforms during Arrested Development
’s hiatus, most recently on the Netflix original Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
and as the title character of the British-American black comedy The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret
If you haven’t seen Jeffrey Tambor since Arrested Development
, you’ve most certainly heard him. He’s lent his voice to various animated series like Archer, Tangled, Wordgirl
, and China IL.
He most notably starred in the Emmy-nominated show Transparent
, but has since been fired due to sexual harassment claims
Tony Hale has not shied away from comedy during his time off from Arrested Development
, starring as Gary Walsh in the HBO series Veep
alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus. He’s also had some luck in cinema, starring in two of 2018’s box-office hits: Love, Simon
and The 15:17 to Paris
Jessica Walter has most certainly kept busy with several notable voice acting gigs. Her infamous vocals can be heard on Archer
, Star vs. the Forces of Evil,
and Justice League Action
, just to name a few.
It’s been 15 years since we were first introduced to the dysfunctional Bluth family and all of their never-ending antics on Arrested Development.
Known as “the show that’s always on the verge of cancellation,” it was revived by Netflix in 2012, six years after being canceled by its original network FOX. No show can do running gags quite like this erratic ensemble, and we’re just grateful we’ve been able to have a front row seat for this long.
The talented cast has kept busy outside of the show during all of its ups and downs, with many starring in other series and blockbuster flicks. While we await the release of the highly-anticipated second half of Season 5, let’s take a look at what the Bluths have been up to in the meantime. And remember, there’s always money in the banana stand!
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