Hulu confirms Steve Martin and Martin short comedy | Only Murders In The Building revolves around true-crime fans

Hulu confirms Steve Martin and Martin short comedy

Only Murders In The Building revolves around true-crime fans

US streaming service Hulu has released more details of the new TV comedy from Steve Martin and Martin Short.

Only Murders In The Building will revolve around three New Yorkers who find they have a mutual interest in solving true crime –  but only in their building. 

A younger actress will be cast to play the third lead alongside the comedy veterans

‘I’m so proud to say that this show is already one of the highlights of my career,’ said Short as the show was unveiled as part of a presentation of forthcoming shows from Hulu.

Martin joked back: ‘I’m proud to say it’s a blip on the radar of mine.’

He created half-hour show with Grace and Frankie executive producer John Hoffman, and will be overseen by This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman.

Despite his sizeable list of credits, this is Steve Martin’s first starring role in a TV series.

The comics are brining their live show to London’s Royal Albert Hall in September next year, after the initial dates were cancelled because of coronavirus, even before shutdown. Tickets

Published: 23 Jun 2020

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