Jason Bateman is a well-known actor from his role on the comedy series "Arrested Development." The series saw its end in 2013. However, Netflix has announced that they have picked up the show for a fifth season. This was confirmed by actor Jason Bateman who released a post through social media teasing fans about Season 5 of "Arrested Development."

Netflix has picked up 'Arrested Development'

According to Deadline, the streaming service has picked up the series "Arrested Development" and is planning a fifth season. The popular series is due to see its revival later this year.

The exact release date has not yet been confirmed for season 5. Actor Jason Bateman has signed on for the fifth season of the show. The chief content officer for Netflix, Ted Sarandos, has stated that the Bluth family will be spending some quality time with their fans.

There has been much speculation as to what this could possibly mean. Fans have been sharing their theories online. However, this is all just pure speculation. Fans of the series will have to wait until season 5 is released to know exactly what Sarandos was talking about.

According to TV Line, season 5 of the series could also include a prequel element. Season 5 gives the creators of the show the opportunity to explore the show in a new light.

Bateman has stated that season 5 will be a three-act show. There has been no statement made as to whether season 5 will be the very last season of "Arrested Development."

The actor teases fans through social media

Jason Bateman has taken to social media to confirm that season 5 of "Arrested Development" is indeed under way. The actor took to Twitter and posted a status which stated that the Bluths, the family in the show, will be moving back into their home soon.

Fans of the series have been celebrating the news. Production for the fifth season of the show is to due to begin in August. The exact date has been revealed as August 8.

According to TV Line, the upcoming season of the show is to focus on the character played by Liza Minnelli.

This character reaches their untimely death, but there are suspicious circumstances surrounding the nature of her death. Bateman has revealed that this season will focus on the death of her character and the investigation into what quickly becomes suspected murder. He stated that season 5 will be a "whodunnit-style" season and has claimed that the show is going in a slightly different direction.

There has been no further comment from Bateman about the show. The actor recently starred in an original Netflix series titled "Ozark." It appears that the actor will be working for Netflix through to the new year.