'Only Murders in the Building' Season 2 on Hulu: Date, cast, plot and latest buzz around mystery comedy

'Only Murders in the Building' Season 2 on Hulu: Date, cast, plot and latest buzz around mystery comedy
Marin Short (Oliver), Steve Martin (Charles), and Selena Gomez (Mabel) in Season 2 of 'Only Murders in the Building' (Hulu)

In 2021, Hulu hit the jackpot with ‘Only Murders in the Building’, which turned out to be one of the most intriguing shows on streaming platforms in recent history. The show revolved around three strangers named Charles (Steve Martin), Oliver (Martin Short), and Mabel, who shared an obsession with true-crime podcasts.

However, their lives turn upside down when a murder takes place in their affluent Upper West Side apartment building, the Arconia, the three neighbors decide to start their own podcast and start sharing the information about their investigation in the case. Police believe that it was a suicide however, the trio is sure that it was a murder.


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The series opened to a bumper response and received universal acclaim. It didn’t come as a shock when Hulu revealed that ‘Only Murders in the Building’ was the most-watched comedy premiere in Hulu history.  The first edition currently holds a rating of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes and received three nominations at the Golden Globes as well as SAG Awards.

Season 2 will continue from where we left off and things will get really intense for the trio as they have been taken into custody as prime suspects. Here’s everything you need to know about Season 2.


Selena Gomez as Mabel in 'Only Murders in the Building' Season 2 (Hulu)

When does ‘Only Murders in the Building’ Season 2 release and where can you watch it?

Season 2 of ‘Only Murders in the Building’ will be premiering exclusively on Hulu on Tuesday, June 28. It will be a two-hour premiere and the show will air the first two episodes on the same. For watching the show, viewers can download the app from Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store.

On the other hand, Hulu is available on devices such as Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Samsung TV, VIZIO SmartCast TVs, and Xbox.


What is ‘Only Murders in the Building’ all about?

The official synopsis reads, “Following the shocking death of Arconia Board President Bunny Folger, Charles, Oliver & Mabel race to unmask her killer. However, three (unfortunate) complications ensue – the trio is publicly implicated in Bunny’s homicide, they are now the subjects of a competing podcast, and they have to deal with a bunch of New York neighbors who all think they committed murder.”


Who stars in the Hulu series?

The trio of Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez will be returning for Season 2 and they’ll be reprising their roles of Charles-Haden Savage, Oliver Putnam, and Mabel Mora. On the other hand, Cara Delevingne will be one of the new actors joining the show. She will be portraying Alice in the upcoming season.

Steve Martin

One of the legendary artists to ever grace our screens, Martin has been a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry for more than five decades. The actor has five Grammys and one Primetime Emmy to his name. Over the years, the actor has been a part of several iconic projects such as ‘Pennies from Heaven’, ‘All of Me’, ‘Roxanne’, ’30 Rock’, ‘The Pink Panther’, and ‘The Simpsons’.


Creator/Writer/EP/Actor Steve Martin (on screen) and (L-R) Creator/Writer/EP John Hoffman, EP/Actors Selena Gomez and Martin Short, and moderator Pete Hammond speak onstage during Hulu's 'Only Murders In The Building' panel during Deadline Contenders Television at Paramount Studios on April 09, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Deadline Hollywood )

Another actor to feature in the show is Michael Rapaport (Detective Kreps). 


The series has been created by Steve Martin and John Hoffman. Meanwhile, Dan Fogelman, Jess Rosenthal, Jamie Babbit, Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez, and John Hoffman serve as executive producers.

Thembi Banks and Jane Raab are producers.


Latest News

1) Co-creator John Hoffman recently revealed that Season 2 will give the 1970s vibe and “serial killer attitude”.

2) The teaser of the new season gave a little more detail into what’s happening. The clip begins with the trio announcing on their true-crime podcast that they will continue to reveal real culprits and won’t be staying quiet.

3) Reports also suggest that Amy Schumer might be starring in Season 2 as well.


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