Charlize Theron is hoping to make a return appearance on Arrested Development as Rita Leeds for the upcoming season and the movie based off the show. Huffington Post reported that Theron’s character appeared as a love attraction for Michael Bluth in five episodes.
Although the cast for the next season has been confirmed, it is unknown if any of the side characters will be returning to the fun. Other celebrities who might return include: Martin Short, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Liza Minnelli.
In an interview with VH1, Theron talked about how exciting it was for her to play Rita Leeds.
“It was one of my favorite experiences I’ve ever had,” Theron said.
Huffington Post reported that Netflix is restoring the fourth season of Arrested Development for streaming. It will debut in early 2013, with the movie to follow. Each character will receive a spotlight episode that together build up to the film.
Theron said she knows the main characters are important for the series, but if they asked, she would love to return to the show.
“And if they paid me well because, you know, that’s important too,” Theron joked.
Will Rita Leeds return to the Arrested Development series, or will she be a forgotten memory?