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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Marta Estrella

Name: Marta Estrella
Ethnicity: Colombian
Occupation: Spanish Soap Opera Actress
Name of Television Show: El Amor Prohibido (The Forbidden Love)
Children: Amable, Cortesio
Portrayed by: Patricia Velasquez (portrayed by Leonor Varela in "Bringing Up Buster" and "Key Decisions")
Marta Estrella Quotes:
  • "GOB is like the cock of the walk, but not you. You are so kind. You’re sensitive, like a woman."
  • "Oh, with my dad, it is the vision."
  • "I'm sorry, I'm not totally sure who you are."

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Lupe

Name: Lupe
Occupation: Housekeeper for Lucille Bluth
Current Residence: Santa Ana
Sister of: Luz
Alternate name for Tobias: Meester Gay
Alternate name for Buster: Retardo
Portrayed by: B.W. Gonzalez
Lupe Quotes:
  • "I no dust Buster anymore."
  • "It's a ball of foil for my son."
  • "Yours? Or Meesters?"

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Arrested Development Narrator

Name: Narrator
Portrayed by: Ron Howard
Narrator Quotes:
  • "Notice it wasn't something the narrator said."
  • "Even the members of Gobias agreed on that one."
  • "The studio at which she'd finagled a job had hoped to avoid controversy by artlessly explaining that the two leads were not biological cousins."
  • "Real shotty narrating. Just pure crap."

Monday, May 11, 2009

Lucille Austero

Name: Lucille Austero
Aliases: Lucille Two
Chief Social Rival: Lucille Bluth
Residence: Balboa Towers
Disorders: Chronic vertigo
Men who have chased her: Buster Bluth, GOB Bluth, Stan Sitwell, Carl Weathers
Charity Auction Worth: $10,000
Portrayed by: Liza Minnelli
Lucille Austero Quotes:
  • "No, I mean stop it!"
  • "I’m going to my spin class."
  • "Man, that old lady has really done a number on you, hasn't she?"
  • "Should I put the Posturepedic in the down position?"

Friday, May 8, 2009

Annyong Bluth

Name: Hel-loh "Annyong" Bluth
Adopted son of: Lucille Bluth & George Bluth, Sr.
Ethnicity: Korean
Residence: Balboa Towers
Occupations: Banana Stand
Schooling: Milford Academy
Soccer Position: Goalkeeper
Portrayed by: Justin Lee
Annyong Bluth Quotes:
  • "Hey, look what I found on window sill. Just hat. Someone take wig."
  • "Go fatty."
  • "He no have father? Old lady adopt him too?"

Monday, May 4, 2009

Franklin Delano Bluth

Name: Franklin Delano Bluth
Aliases: Frank, Judge
Occupations: Pimp, Bailiff for Bud Cort
Favorite Drugs: Ether
Fake Illnesses: Gastric bacterial infection
Fake Allergies: Tricycline, Tetracycline
Albums: 1 (Franklin Comes Alive!)
Songs: It Ain't Easy Being White, (Everything I Do) I do it for You
Portrayed by: Will Arnett's hand
Franklin Delano Bluth Quotes:
  • "I don't want no part of your tight-ass country club ya freak bitch!"
  • "Speaking of mothers, let me give that oatmeal some brown sugar."
  • "I ain't kissing that old bitch."
  • "Get your loser hand out of my ass."
  • "My name is Judge."
  • "Hard to sit when you got someone's hand up your ass."

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Progress On ‘Arrested Development’ Movie Slows As Creator Concentrates On Other Projects, Says Ron Howard

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Published by Eric Ditzian on Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 11:56 am.

If you’re like any of us at MTV News, you’re probably wondering what keeps holding up the big screen adaptation of “Arrested Development” from moving forward. Well, now we have our answer: the new Fox show, “Sit Down, Shut Up.

Mitch Hurwitz’s animated comedy debuted earlier this month, and between writing and producing that series, and developing other television projects, the “Arrested” creator hasn’t had a chance to start writing a script for his Emmy-winning Fox show that was canceled in 2006, says “Arrested” producer/narrator Ron Howard.

“Still waiting on a script,” Howard told MTV News this week. “Mitch’s television company was very successful—good for Mitch—and slowed things up a little bit for ‘Arrested Development’ fans.”

While not actively writing a script, Hurwitz is still keeping the wheels turning when it comes to the Bluth family and their particular brand of dysfunctional dark comedy. “Mitch is into it,” said Howard. “He’s thinking about it. He’s told me some of the ideas. They’re hilarious. But he hasn’t pulled it together into a script—that I know of! Maybe he’ll see this and email me something.”

Howard also said that castmembers remained committed to the project. “Every time I bump into anyone from the show—everybody’s excited,” Howard said, which is great news considering all the “is he in or is he out?” gossip that has surrounded the adaptation.

But don’t expect casting news regarding Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Michael Cera and others any time soon: in February, Howard told us, “We’ve been asked to no longer divulge anything or get into the game of who’s in, who’s out. People are going to have to see.”

When the movie does get going in earnest, Hurwitz will assume directing duties, while Howard will produce. And, thankfully, he’ll be hanging on to one other position as well. “Nobody can keep me from being the narrator,” Howard said. “That’s my gig, buddy!”