By Katie Atkinson
October 24, 2013 at 05:18 PM EDT

The Arrested Development cast is about to get locked up with Warden Stefan Gentles: Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Alia Shawkat, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, and creator Mitch Hurwitz will sit down with James Lipton on Inside the Actors Studio, premiering Thursday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m. ET on Bravo.

The Actors Studio host memorably appeared on the show as Warden Gentles, and Hurwitz reveals in the episode that he always had him in mind. “As I was in the pilot phase, I was already thinking about interesting casting, and it was Liza Minnelli and you,” he said to Lipton, also referencing Minnelli’s role as Lucille 2.

Lipton, for his part, is getting ready for the big premiere with his very own AD-worthy chicken dance:

Earlier today, EW shared a hint about the upcoming guest announcement on Twitter. Did you get it right?

Don’t miss the Arrested Development crew getting Inside the Actors Studio on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m. ET on Bravo.