Digital entertainment curator FilmBuff, direct to consumer platform VHX and Tugg, Inc. — a web-platform that enables individuals to choose the films that play in their local theaters — have announced that they will partner to release the “Arrested Development Documentary Project” nationwide on May 3, 2013 — a few weeks ahead of the shows highly anticipated fourth season on Netflix.
Directed by self-noted “‘Arrested Development’ super-fans” Jeff Smith and Neil Lieberman, the “Arrested Development Documentary Project” features exclusive interviews and remembrances with all of the show’s cast members, the show’s creators and producers, and other Bluth family “friends and enemies.” In addition, the film is noted to “explore the intense relationship between the fans and the show by interviewing fans from all across the country about everything from their favorite Bluth family member, guest star or episode.”
FilmBuff will release the film on all leading On Demand platforms including iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Comcast, DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and XBOX.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Tugg and VHX on the release of this film” says Julie La’Bassiere, FilmBuff’s Head of Marketing, in a statement. “Creating wide accessibility to the film through Tugg as well as the full range of digital platforms will give Jeff and Neil’s documentary a robust 360° release that meets the demands of audiences waiting breathlessly for all things ‘Arrested Development’.”
“We are, of course, huge fans of ‘Arrested Development’ and made this film for everyone who loves the show as much as we do,” added filmmakers Jeff Smith and Neil Lieberman. “With FilmBuff releasing the film with such a well-rounded strategy, it makes it so easy for people see the movie in a theater or on a digital platform. We can’t wait to share it with the rest of the fans.”
For more information on the film, visit the official website.