In 2021, Hulu released the exciting new mystery comedy series Only murders in the building With Steve Martin, Martin Kurzand Selena Gomez as residents of a swanky New York apartment complex called Arconia, who all love the same true crime podcast and decide to start their own to investigate the mysterious death of a roommate.
The show received a lot of critical acclaim when it first released in August of this year, so it’s not surprising that Hulu renewed it for a second season the following month. We’ve created a comprehensive yet easy-to-understand guide that will answer any questions you may have Only murders in the building Season 2, including when it premieres, who’s joining the cast, and if we should expect a third season.
The thirty-second teaser for Only murders in the building Released during the Oscars 2022 broadcast on March 27, Season 2 teased all the hilarious hijinks and shocking twists to come. Another teaser was released on May 17th. This trailer is sixty-seven seconds long and offers more funny moments without revealing too much about the plot, such as when Martin Short’s Oliver panics and throws a bloody knife at the ceiling.
When will Only Murders in the Building season 2 be released?
The first two episodes of Only murders in the building Season 2 will be released on Hulu on June 28, 2022. Thereafter, a new episode will premiere every Tuesday through August 23, when the season finale airs.
How many episodes are in Only Murders in the Building Season 2?
Similar to the first season Only murders in the building Season 2 has a total of ten episodes.
Who else is in the cast of Only Murders in the Building Season 2?
In addition to the three main actors are several actors from the first season of Only murders in the building expected to return for season 2, inclusive Nathan Lane, Amy Ryan, Jackie Hoffman, Michael Cyril Creighton, Tina Feyand Da’Vine Joy Randolph. Jayne Houdyshell will also reprise her role as the mean building manager Bunny in “a poignant glimpse into Bunny’s life before her death,” according to Vanity Fair first sight.
Additionally, this new season will feature several high-profile cast additions such as: Amy Schumer, Cara Delevigne, Shirley MacLaineand Michael Rapport. Steve Martin also revealed via Twitter both My Big Fat Greek Wedding star Andrew Martin and telling scary stories in the dark actress Zoe Colletti will join the cast in currently undisclosed roles.
Who are the new characters in Only Murders in the Building Season 2?
Although not every new character in Only murders in the building Season 2 has been revealed, here are brief recaps of all the new characters whose roles have been revealed:
Amy Schumer plays a fictionalized version of herself who sublets the penthouse unit spike had in the first season. Corresponding vanity fairThe selfish Schumer wants the podcasting trio to clear their names so she can adapt her show into a movie starring herself as the feminist anti-hero version of Season 1’s killer Jan (Amy Ryan).
Cara Delevigne plays an art gallery owner named Alice who is set to become one Love interest for Selena Gomez’s Mabel. Shirley MacLaine plays Bunny’s grieving mother, whose name is not yet known. Other details surrounding her character are also scarce. Michael Rapaport plays a detective named Detective Kreps in this new murder investigation. Not much more is known about the role, but she has been confirmed to be returning, so hopefully Kreps will appear in more than one episode this season.
When was Only Murders in the Building season 2 filmed?
Only murders in the building Season 2 started production on December 1, 2021, according to a Twitter post by Steve Martin. There’s no official source or social media source to confirm when Season 2 wrapped filming, but it was likely sometime before March 25 when the season’s premiere date was officially announced.
What is Only Murders in the Building season 2 about?
John Hoffmanwho helped create Only murders in the building with Steve Martin, has confirmed that this new season will explore the history and architecture of the Arconia. Speaking to Vanity Fair, Hoffman explained that he and the other writers on the series have always been interested in “this understanding of place and time and history and how life in places like that is lived — in a communal way, in an apartment building — with mystery and great secrets that flow into them.”
Hoffman has also hinted that the story could go new locations outside of Arconia in the second season. Season 2 will also introduce Martin’s Charles-Haden Savage’s father through flashbacks that somehow tie into the Arconia story. Hoffman said these flashbacks are all part of the series-long mission to “know the history of each of these individuals with the building… the mysteries that unfold. There are the unknowns that surprise you emotionally.”
Additionally, Hulu unveiled the official synopsis for Only murders in the building Season 2 if you want to learn more:
After the shocking death of Arconia CEO Bunny Fogler, Charles, Oliver and Mabel try to uncover their killer. However, three (unfortunate) complications arise – the trio become publicly implicated in Bunny’s murder, they are now the subject of a competing podcast, and they must contend with a group of New York neighbors who all believe they have committed murder.
Will season 3 only feature Murders in the Building?
On March 30, 2022, Selena Gomez shared a TikTok video that she, Steve Martin and Martin Short toasted to Only murders in the building Season 2. “Have a great season 2,” Gomez and Short exclaim before Martin exclaims, “Have a great season 3!” Gomez then replies, “No, fine. Okay, fine, hopefully,” to which Martin adds, in between, ” Well, next year.”
Although Season 3 hasn’t been officially announced as of this writing, Gomez’s funny little TikTok video suggests there will indeed be more murders in the building after Season 2.
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