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Michael Angarano Almost Played George Michael In Arrested Development
Michael Cera and Alia Shawkat reveal all...

20 May 2013  |  Written by Ali Plumb  

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As anyone who regularly greets their friends with a "Hey brother!" and an overly forceful neck rub will tell you, Michael Cera plays the youngest member of the Bluth family in Fox's (and now Netflix's) cult comedy show Arrested Development. But, as our interview with Cera and his co-star Alia Shawkat reveals below, it was very nearly someone else doing the Snoopy walk: Michael Angarano.

You may know Michael Angarano from his turn as Will in Sky High, though he also appeared in more critically-acclaimed fare, such as Haywire, Almost Famous and Lords Of Dogtown. But what's important is just how close it was on the George Michael front. Just-a-few-days-in-it close, in fact. 

Have a look at our video interview to find out more about how it happened for Michael Cera (and not for Michael Angarano) and then feel free to take a few minutes imagining Mr. Angarano wearing a jet pack, battling a man in a mole suit.

 

Netflix's revival of Arrested Development arrives anywhere anyone has access to the internet on May 26. For a chuckle-worthy interview with Jeffrey Tambor, be sure to listen to our latest podcast as soon as you possibly can.


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