Arrested Development Season 5 to Have Murder Mystery
The fifth season of Arrested Development will involve a murder mystery, according to series star Jason Bateman.
Warning: Arrested Development Season 4 spoilers below.
Speaking to EW Radio, Bateman said the mystery behind the death of Lucille Austero (Liza Minnelli) in Season 4 will serve as “sort of a central thread” in the show’s next season. “The central spine of that story of is the death of Liza Minnelli’s character, and a bit of whodunit, who may have done it, who had something to do with it,” he explained.
The actor also discussed the show’s overall structure, revealing that series’ creator Mitchell Hurwitz has a “three-act story” planned for Arrested Development after it’s first three seasons. “The first act was done on the first batch of Netflix episodes, and we’re about to do now the second act of that story, and then the act third act presumably will be done if we can all get it together at a later date, maybe in another few years,” Bateman said.