From Rolling Stone:
Each new episode of Arrested Development will focus on a single character when the show returns this year on Netflix, with the entire cast appearing together just once in the new finale of the revived sitcom. Creator Mitchell Hurwitz told USA Today that only Michael Bluth, played by Jason Bateman, will appear in each of the 13 or 14 new episodes.
“The show will look very different,” Hurwitz said, in part because Netflix plans to make all the episodes available at once, freeing the writers – now including Michael Cera, who also plays Michael Bluth’s son George Michael – from juggling multiple story lines to fit the constraints of traditional TV. “We’re not jumping from one thing to another; you’re staying with one character,” Hurwitz said, though other cast members appear in smaller roles within each episode.
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