That's Not My Trick, Michael: New Yorker Fest to Actually Reunite Arrested Development Cast

It's my illusion!

Gob, in the billiards room, with the candlestick.

Nancy Franklin may be taking a sabbatical from her post as television critic for The New Yorker, but it looks like she’s got one more small-screen magic trick up her sleeve before she goes.

In a surprise addition to the magazine’s annual festival, Ms. Franklin will moderate a panel with the entire cast of Arrested Development and its creator, Mitchell Hurwitz. Topics up for discussion include banana stands, never-nudes, and, oh, we don’t know, Steve Holt? (STEVE HOLT!).

Seeing as the long-rumored movie based on the beloved show may never happen, this might be your last chance to see the Bluth family together. And it will certainly be a highlight of the festival. The Observer revealed the Writer-Celebrity pairings a few weeks ago, but it seems there were saving the best for last.

Buy your ticket soon, or else it will sell out and all you can say to yourself is, “I’ve made a huge mistake.”