Actor Will Arnett has confirmed that the cast of Arrested Development will reprise their roles once more for a new Netflix season.

This week, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos hinted at the likelihood of a fifth season, saying it was "a matter of when" the cast could reunite.

Arnett has now confirmed the news to Carson Daly on NBC's Today on Thursday (August 7), saying: "We are going to do more Arrested Development.

"Ted Sarandos and Netflix kind of let the cat out of the bag on that one. It's something we all want to do so we're excited."

Netflix released a fourth season of the cult comedy in 2013, over seven years since after had been cancelled by Fox.