11/16/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Will Arnett To Star In New Fox Comedy

"Arrested Development" co-star Will Arnett is back at Fox with a rich deal to topline a new comedy project for the network.

The pact is said to be more far-reaching than a regular development deal, giving Arnett complete creative control over the writers, producers and directors he wants to work with as well as over the content of the show that will be developed for him.

The deal is not tied to any studio, with writers from various outlets expected to pitch him ideas. Considered a likely collaborator is "Arrested" creator Mitch Hurwitz, with whom Arnett has said he wants to work again.

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