Considered the best actress of her generation, Meryl Streep is the newest member of the Only Murders in the Building franchise. The comedy already has a strong cast, starring Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez as protagonists, but it’s also getting big names for supporting roles. Tina Fey, Amy Ryan, Cara Delevingne, Paul Rudd, Nathan Lane and Jesse Williams are some of the actors who have passed through Arconia.
No information has been released about Meryl Streep’s character yet, but she will appear in the third season of the series. The news was confirmed by Selena Gomez and Steve Martin on their social networks at the start of recording of the new episodes. Cash:
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The series, which airs on the Hulu platform in the US and is available on Star+ in Brazil, tells the story of three very different neighbors who become close because they share a passion for a podcast that investigates reallife murders. When they accidentally get involved in a crime, they decide to start their own program.
The final episode of the second season introduced the plot of the third year. After solving the mystery surrounding the death of Bunny Folger (Jayne Houdyshell), Oliver (Martin Short) received an invitation to headline a show on Broadway, marking his return to the entertainment world. However, the series advanced a year to air the premiere of the play which stars CharlesHaden Savage (Steve Martin) as one of the protagonists.
Trouble immediately sets in when protagonist Ben Glenroy (Paul Rudd) appears angry at Charles! Before the curtain rises, the characters exchange insults. But the big surprise happens right after the heated chat. At the start of the game, Ben can’t start his text and falls hard to the ground. The death or murder of the Broadway protagonist will be the big mystery of the next few episodes.
For its first season, Only Murders in the Building was nominated for 17 Emmys, winning three: Guest Actor, Production Design, and Sound Mixing. The series has also been nominated for six SAG Awards, the Actors Guild Award and seven Golden Globes.