Will Arnett has been an extremely busy man of late. Currently, he serves as co-creator, co-writer, executive producer, and star of his upcoming Netflix comedy series Flaked. In it, Arnett will play Chip, a self-appointed “guru” who falls for the object of his best friend’s fascination. The series is set to premiere in 2016. Arnett also currently lends his voice as the star of the Netflix animated comedy BoJack Horseman, which will enter its second season this year.
No stranger from television, Arnett is best known for his work on the Emmy Award-winning Fox sitcom Arrested Development, where he portrayed “Gob Bluth” for three seasons and earned his first Emmy nomination. After seven years off the air, the show made its highly anticipated return with new episodes on Netflix in May 2013.
In the film world, Arnett continues to cement his leading man status with a number of high-profile projects. He most recently was seen as “Vernon Fenwick” in Michael Bay’s summer smash Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and was heard as the voice of “Batman” in the Warner Bros. box office hit Lego: The Piece of Resistance. He will reprise the role of “Batman” in the recently announced The Lego Batman Movie. Previously, Arnett lent his voice as “Surly” in the animated comedy The Nut Job. Arnett’s additional feature credits include Jonah Hex, When in Rome, G-Force, Semi Pro, Blades of Glory, The Brothers Solomon, R.V., Monster-In-Law, The Broken Giant, Southie and Ed’s Next Move. His voice has also been heard in Monsters vs. Aliens, Horton Hears a Who, and Ice Age 2: The Meltdown.
Previously, Arnett starred on CBS’s hit comedy series The Millers and appeared opposite Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph in NBC’s Up All Night. He could also be seen on Fox’s comedy series Running Wilde opposite Kerri Russell, which he starred in and wrote alongside writer/director Mitch Hurwitz. Arnett also frequently guest starred on NBC’s 30 Rock, for which he received four Emmy nominations for his portrayal of “Devon Banks.” He also lent his voice to Fox’s animated sitcom Sit Down, Shut Up and was a regular on the NBC comedy series The Mike O’Malley Show. His additional television credits include guest-starring roles on Parks and Recreation, Sex and the City, The Sopranos, Boston Public, Third Watch, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Will & Grace.
Off screen, Arnett can be heard in a variety of commercials, most notably as the voice of GMC Trucks. In August 2014, he launched Electric Avenue, a production company which will develop and produce content across all platforms. The company has inked a first-look deal at CBS TV Studios.
He currently splits his time between New York and Los Angeles.