When I heard that Netflix was interested in Arrested Development, I was so excited. Not that anybody cared what I thought, but I always felt that this would be a good fit. The way our show is — original, a bit offbeat in its presentation — matches Netflix, which offers great latitude in how you view or appreciate a show.
Ted is helping create the future of entertainment. I don’t know what it will look like, but I know it’s going to be huge, and it will influence young artists who want to get their work out there because they have something to say. This is only the beginning.
When I used to play baseball as a kid, I would look at my family in the stands and they would always give me this closed fist, a sort of “You can do it!” They were my superfans. And Ted is that — a fan. You always want to have a fan in your corner. For Arrested Development, we were the little engine that could, and we needed a hero. Our hero came along.
Tambor, an actor, plays George Bluth Sr. on Arrested Development