Editor's note: After this article was published, Jason Bateman tweeted that he was just "thinking out loud" when he suggested Aniston for a role in the "Arrested Development" movie.
Since "Arrested Development" signed off the air in 2006, fans have been anticipating a film version of the loopy sitcom. Luckily for "Arrested" buffs, 2010 has yielded a few promising updates about the project. Creator Mitch Hurwitz is working on a script, Michael Cera has offered some ideas and Will Arnett said cameras may even start rolling by the end of the year.
There's also buzz on the casting front. Several members of the original "Arrested" gang have said they're down to bring the project to theaters, and Jason Bateman recently revealed that he wants to bring in some new blood for the movie. Bateman said he wants Jennifer Aniston to join the "Arrested" film cast and, according to the actress, she's definitely up for it.
"I love it. I actually think I might have asked [Bateman] ... if that was possible," Aniston told MTV News about possibly appearing in the much-anticipated movie. "Anything to work with Jason," the star gushed.
Aniston is already teaming up with Bateman for the summer comedy "The Switch" about a single woman's search for a sperm donor. The stars will also work together in the forthcoming flick "Horrible Bosses" alongside Colin Farrell and Charlie Day.
Whether Bateman and Aniston will reunite onscreen for "Arrested" is still up in the air. While Bateman said he's ready to lobby for an Aniston appearance, they are also at the mercy of the megastar's packed schedule.
"I don't know, we'll see if she's available. She's busy. She's pretty famous; I don't know if you've heard of her," Bateman said, adding that he already has a role in mind for Aniston. "Hopefully, the guy who's in charge will like her for that part, because I'm going to suggest her."
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