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George-Michael Bluth, Meet Innertube

I guess there's no need to cue that melancholy Charlie Brown music.

CBS' Innertube has signed a deal with Arrested Development's Michael Cera (George-Michael, we miss ye!) to create and produce an original short-form series for the broadband service.

First up for Cera is The Good Life, which he will write, produce and star in. Innertube has ordered at least eight installments of the scripted series and has retained an option for further episodes; it's the first scripted series at Innertube to be ordered with a talent deal in place.

In The Good Life, Cera will star with Clark Duke as would-be television producers who are so enamoured of the project they're shopping that they're totally blind to the fact that the project is going nowhere fast.

Hmmm, a self-referential project filled to the brim with self-absorbed, oblivious characters. I could almost pretend it's Arrested Development we're talking about, but I don't want to depress myself this early in the day.

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Anonymous said…
Yay Michael Cera! Can't wait to see this. Hope it's good!

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