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William Emerson "Will" Arnett (born 4.5.1970)
Will Arnett is a Canadian Actor. He starred in many plays in New York as part of his early acting life. He is most recognisable for his role as George Oscar "Gob" Bluth II on Fox comedy series Arrested Development.


Will Arnett: Childhood
Will Arnett was born in Toronto, Canada. He is the son of Edith Alexandra and Emerson James Arnett. His father graduated from Harvard University and was a CEO of Marlson Breweries, as well as a corporate lawyer.
Arnett attended Lakefield College School, after being told not to return for his troublemaking behaviour; he was accepted for acting classes at Tarragon theatre. He attended Concordia University, Montreal but dropped out after the first semester. His teenage years were influenced by acting, and his mother encouraged his auditions for Commercials in Toronto.


Will Arnett: Career
Arnett moved to New York in 1990 to study at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. He played roles in many small plays, and then made his debut acting role in Felicity Huffman's independent film 'Erie' in 1996.
In 1999, Arnett was cast as Jimmy on The Mike O' Malley Show for America's NBC unfortunately after two episodes the show was cancelled.
Arnett re-bounded with a role as FBI Agent, Mike Waldrup on the hit TV series The Sopranos.
In 2003, Arnett was convinced by his agent to audition for 'Arrested Development' and found mainstream success as George Oscar "Gob" Bluth II on the show. Most recognisable for his catchphrase "I've made a huge mistake". Arnett was nominated for an Emmy in 2006. Despite a cult-fan base, the show was cancelled after three seasons.
The star has had success in many small shows up until 2010 when he and co-star of Arrested Development, Jason Bateman created DumbDumb Productions company that focussed mainly on digital content.
In recent years, Arnett has turned his sights on the world of voice work for advertisements, film trailers and most recognisable for the GMC (General Motors Company) trucks adverts. He did the voice of Vlad in CGI film 'Horton Hears A Who' and Horst the German sous-chef in Disney Pixar's Ratatouille.


Will Arnett: Personal Life
Arnett shortly turned to alcoholism and declared 2000 "The darkest year of his life.". In the summer, he turned his career around.
Arnett has two children, Archibald William Emerson Arnett (born on October 25, 2008 in New York City) and Abel James Arnett (born on August 6, 2010) to actress and co-star of Arrested Development Amy Poehler, and is a die-hard fan of the Toronto Blue Rays and Toronto Maple Leafs.



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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Out Of The Shadows Trailer


Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael are back in full force and ready to protect their beloved home town of Manhattan, this time the brothers are equipped with their fully loaded Tartaruga wagon and nothing will stop them from fighting the bad guys they face, in their own words: "We're just four brothers who hate bullies and love this city."

Once again the team is joined by the feisty April O'Neil and this time the Turtles mission is bigger than ever. When a mad scientist by the name of Dr. Baxter Stockman, creates a new form of mutagen, chaos is released all over the city in part due Shredder's two new henchmen, Bebop & Rocksteady and a much bigger mechanical Alien invasion which will see the turtles step out of the shadows and take the spotlight to save their city.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows will be released 16 June 2016 and was once again directed by Dave Green.

Rosario Dawson Will Voice Batgirl In ‘The Lego Batman Movie’


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The Lego Batman Movie has found its Batgirl! Rosario Dawson will be voicing Barbara Gordon, the daughter of Police Commissioner Gordon, who later fights crime under the pseudonym Batgirl.

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Michael Cera Reuniting With His ‘Arrested Development’ Co-Star, Will Arnett, In ‘Lego Batman’


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Michael Cera will reunite with his Arrested Development co-star, Will Arnett, for the upcoming Lego Batman movie. Arnett voices Batman and Cera has signed on to voice his side-kick, Robin. The news was confirmed on Thursday (16th July).

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Read More: Michael Cera Does 'Dejected Teen' Really Well in This is Our Youth.

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Arielle Vandenberg and Will Arnett - A host of stars were photographed as they attended the Vanity Fair Oscar Party which was held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and The Beverly Hills City Hall in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 22nd February 2015

Arielle Vandenberg and Will Arnett

Netflix Orders Will Arnett's Comedy 'Flaked', Set For 2016


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Netflix has ordered Flaked, a new comedy series starring Will Arnett set to premiere in 2016. The eight-episode comedy is set in the world of Venice, California and follows a self-appointed guru named Chip who falls for the object of his best friend's fascination and tries to stay one step ahead of his own lies.

Will ArnettWill Arnett will star in 'Flaked' for Netflix

Arnett will also executive produce with Mark Chappell (The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret) and he also co-created and co-wrote the series. Also serving as executive producers are Ben Silverman, founder and chairman of Electus Entertainment, and Peter Principato and Mitch Hurwitz - whom you may remember as the creator, writer and producer of Arrested Development. Netflix signed a multi-year development pact with the classic comedy last year.

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Video - Julianne Moore And Jessica Chastain Among Stars At National Board Of Review Gala - Part 2


'Still Alice' actress Julianne Moore was seen with her husband Bart Freundlich on the red carpet at the National Board of Review Gala held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York.

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CBS Cancels Will Arnett Comedy 'The Millers'


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CBS sitcom 'The Millers' has become the first returning show to be axed this season. The plug was pulled on the series on Friday, just four episodes into its second season run which had been airing on Monday nights. 

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The comedy starred Will Arnett as a divorced local television news reporter struggling to get along with his eccentric parents played by Margo Martindale and Beau Bridges. This season the cast had also been joined by former ‘Will and Grace’ star Sean Hayes in an attempt to boost ratings.

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Lego Batman Movie In The Works For 2017 And Yes Will Arnett Will Be Back!


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There’s no denying that Batman was the stand out character in the all around fantastic The Lego Movie earlier this year and it seems executives at Warner Bros. agree. It’s just been announced that the popular character will be getting his own spin-off movie which has even been fast tracked ahead of The Lego Movie sequel for a 2017 release.

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Writing will be Seth Grahame-Smith who penned the screenplay for Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows adaptation starring Johnny Depp. Of course supervising the whole production will be Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who were originally responsible for bringing the Lego brand to life on-screen.

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Markus Lanz, Megan Fox and Will Arnett - Shots from German Entertainment TV show 'Wetten, dass..?' held at Messehalle (which translates to mean fair hall) in Erfurt, Germany - Saturday 4th October 2014

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Megan Fox and Will Arnett
Megan Fox and Will Arnett
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Megan Fox, Will Arnett and Markus Lanz

Zelda Williams Remembers Her Father Robin In Touching Tribute


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Celebrities far and wide have rushed to pay tribute to Robin Williams in the wake of his suicide. This includes Conan O’Brien, who dedicated the end of his show on Monday to the brilliant comedian. The tribute was particularly raw, because O’Brien, Andy Richter and their guest of the night Will Arnett received the news during the taping of the show, so they had to react on the spot.

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O'Brien reacted to the news in the moment. He was visibly distraught by the announcement.

“We tape these shows a few hours early, and by the time you see this now on TV, I’m sure that you’ll know. I’m sorry to anybody in our studio audience that I’m breaking this news—this is absolutely shocking and horrifying, and so upsetting on every level,” O’Brien was visibly trying to keep his composure at the news.

Continue reading: Zelda Williams Remembers Her Father Robin In Touching Tribute

Will Arnett Confirms 'Arrested Development' Is Returning For Season 5


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Will Arnett has confirmed that Arrested Development is returning to Netflix for a fifth season. Arnett will reprise his role as Gob, of the dysfunctional Bluth family. Fans of the popular show were left disappointed after Fox cancelled it in 2006, before it was revived for a fourth season on the on-demand internet service.

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Speaking on NBC's Today programme, Arnett - currently starring in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - said: "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."

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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Premiere Hits Los Angeles [Pictures]


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The stars of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot were out in full force on Sunday 3 August for the film’s premiere in Los Angeles. Megan Fox, who plays intrepid reporter April O’Neil, stepped on to the red carpet with her fellow co-stars Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Alan Ritchson and Johnny Knoxville, as well as the film’s producer, Michael Bay.

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Megan Fox wows at the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles premiere

The Jonathan Liebesman-directed action movie was screened at the Regency Village Theatre where Fox and her co-stars stopped to pose with fans and for a whole cast line up picture.

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Will Arnett - Los Angeles premiere of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 3rd August 2014

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Megan Fox and Will Arnett
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Kelly Phleger, Don Johnson, Will Arnett and Kyle MacLachlan - Don Johnson and Kelly Phleger enjoy a holiday in Formentera with friends Will Arnett and Kyle MacLachlan - Formentera, Spain - Monday 23rd June 2014

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Kelly Phleger, Don Johnson, Will Arnett and Kyle Maclachlan
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Kelly Phleger, Don Johnson, Will Arnett and Kyle Maclachlan
Kelly Phleger, Don Johnson, Will Arnett and Kyle Maclachlan
Kelly Phleger, Don Johnson, Will Arnett and Kyle Maclachlan

Amy Poehler and Will Arnett - Amy Poehler and Will Arnett Sunday 13th April 2008 at Beacon Theatre New York City, USA

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Amy Poehler and Will Arnett
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Will Arnett

Date of birth

4th May, 1970

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.89




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The Lego Batman Movie Trailer

The Lego Batman Movie Trailer

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trailer

Some years ago, four baby turtles were discovered in a puddle of radioactive ooze in...

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April O’Neil is a fearless news reporter whose job to land stories is all the...

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In a city rife with crime and destruction, there's danger at every turn and suffering...

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Inventive visuals and a seriously deranged script make this animated adventure far more enjoyable than...

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