An Encounter with Michael Cera

Posted by The G on July 22, 2013 under Encounters with G | Read the First Comment

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Michael Cera and Geoffrey Dicker

Michael Cera and Geoffrey Dicker

On a rainy summer New York night, I was at a movie theater when in walks actor Michael Cera.  I did all I could to refrain from shouting “George Michael!!!!” but instead, I asked him to take a photo with me and he was more than happy to do so!  Now if only I’d had my “Arrested Development” DVDs with me.  Oh well!  Thanks Michael!

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Photos: “Arrested Development” Cast Reunion

Posted by The G on October 2, 2011 under Celebrities | Read the First Comment

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From left to right: Portia De Rossi, David Cross, Michael Cera, Jason Bateman, Will Arnett

The hottest ticket in town on October 2, 2011 was the cast reunion of the TV show “Arrested Development” as part of the New Yorker Festival.  Before I get into what the program for this afternoon was all about – here’s the information you are all dying to know:

Writer/Creator Mitchell Hurwitz confirmed that an “Arrested Development” movie is happening.  The script is half way finished and they are aiming to begin shooting in the summer of 2012.  Leading up to the film, there will be up to 10 installments (one per character) letting the audience know what everyone’s been up to since the show went off the air.  Distribution methods are still being worked out, but one might expect webisodes or non-traditional means of delivery.

Michael Cera, Jason Bateman

Ron Howard called in and Liza was not in attendance, but the rest of the principals on “Arrested Development” were on stage talking about the ups and downs of the show, some of their heroes and influences and there was also a brief question and answer session with the audience.

Portia DeRossi, David Cross

As you can expect from the cast, they cracked jokes constantly and also spoke about their proudest moments on the show.  The audience consisted of “Arrested Development” die-hards and you could hear a pin drop when the cast spoke about the show.

Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter

The cast would not reveal too much about the plot on the upcoming film, but they did advise that each character will probably screw things up when the script is locked.

Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat

At the end of the hour long presentation, the cast did the chicken dance!

Jason Bateman, Will Arnett

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