Only Murders are allowed in the BuildingSeason 2 is off to a great start. Hulu has already renewed the comedy-murder mystery series for a third installment. On Monday, the Disney-owned streaming platform announced the news just days before the fourth episode is released.Only Murders are allowed in the BuildingThe trio of amateur sleuths, Steve Martin and Martin Short, stars as Selena Gomez. They share a mutual love of true crime podcasts.
Hulu shared this video with three of its stars, breaking the news to the fans. “Hope you’re enjoying Season 2 of Only Murders in the Building,”Martin said. “Guess what? All of your favorite characters are gonna be returning for Season 3,” Gomez shared. “Oh, that’s so exciting! So you two knew that? No one’s told me,”Short but powerful. “You’re still here?” Martin wondered.
My neighbors have a special message of encouragement for you all: #OnlyMurdersInTheBuildingWill return for Season 3 Now, I have to worry about the next… I really hope it isn’t me! pic.twitter.com/J8AeH6CpNO
— Only Murders in the Building (@OnlyMurdersHulu) July 11, 2022
“Only Murders in the Building is the true crown jewel of our slate. Its appeal across generations, the intersection of humor and heart, and its truly original approach are a hallmark of and testament to Dan [Fogelman], John [Hoffman], Steve, Marty, and Selena’s work,”Craig Erwich, president of ABC Entertainment and Hulu Originals, stated in a Statement. “We are grateful to be able to continue telling the stories of Charles, Oliver, and Mabel to viewers that have consistently shown us they crave more of this story.”
Martin Hoffman and John Hoffman founded OThere are no Murders in this BuildingHulu launched the show last year with the name “The Friend,” The series is set in Manhattan’s Arconia apartment building, which has an eccentric cast of characters. Short plays the struggling Broadway director Oliver Putnam. Martin is Charles-Haden Svage, Martin is Martin. Gomez portrays Mabel Mora, the mysterious victim of Season 1’s murder. This unlikely trio are connected by their love for true crime podcasts, and they decide to solve Kono’s murder before the police can.
Season 2’s victim is Bunny Folger (Arcona board president), played by Jayne Houdyshell. Charles, Oliver, Mabel are initially the murder suspects. The police tell them to not investigate the crime. The police tell them they cannot, because otherwise there wouldn’t exist a TV show. Season 2 already features a number of memorable characters, including Bunny’s mother Leonora, played Shirley MacLaine, Amy Schumer, who plays a fictionalized version herself, and Alice Banks, an art gallery employee, played Cara Delevingne.
The 20th Television Series has been a huge success with critics and audiences. The cast was awarded Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble for a Comedy Series at 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Gomez also won the Comedy TV Star of 2021 award from the People’s Choice Awards. Only Murders are allowed in the BuildingSeason 1 will be a big player in Tuesday’s announcement of the Primetime Emmy Awards nominations.