Only Murders in the Building Season 3 Update: A Murderous Musical Twist Unveiled

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Prepare to be swept off your feet as the highly anticipated Only Murders in the Building Season 3 unveils an exhilarating surprise: a musical episode!

Variety suggests that the masterminds behind the Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, have teamed up with the murder-mystery show for its upcoming season, promising an extraordinary twist.

Musical Maestros Infuse Melody into Murder

Fresh from their triumph with the Broadway hit Some Like It Hot, an adaptation of the iconic 1959 Marilyn Monroe film, Shaiman and Wittman have garnered an astounding 13 Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical.

In an exclusive interview with Variety, Shaiman teased, "We've worked on the next season of Only Murders in the Building. We're not allowed to say more than that, but you could probably do the math."

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Only Murders in the Building Season 3 Stellar Cast and Riveting Plot Await Fans

Mark your calendars for the early August premiere of Only Murders in the Building Season 3 on Hulu, which will grace the screens with a gripping two-episode debut. This beloved series follows the escapades of three residents—portrayed by the talented trio of Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez—in the prestigious New York apartment building known as The Arconia.

United by their love for a popular true-crime podcast, the trio embarks on a quest to uncover the truth behind a suspicious death initially dismissed as suicide by the authorities. Their journey unravels wit, comedy, mystery, and genuine tension, earning the show critical acclaim and an ardent following of fans and critics alike.

The prospect of a musical integration within the show feels like a seamless fit. Charles (Martin) is an actor, while Oliver (Short) boasts a prominent role as a Broadway producer and director. The third season will delve into the mysterious death of actor Ben Glenroy (played by the brilliant Paul Rudd), whose untimely demise occurs on stage during a production overseen by Oliver.

The cast gained even more star power with the recent addition of three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, heightening the intrigue surrounding the upcoming season.

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Only Murders in the Building Season 3 Premiere Date and Episode Details Revealed

On August 8, Only Murders in the Building Season 3 will captivate audiences once again with its thrilling two-episode premiere, followed by weekly releases until the grand finale on October 3. Similar to its previous seasons, the third installment will consist of ten captivating episodes, leaving viewers on the edge of their seats.

As the curtain rises on Only Murders in the Building Season 3, prepare for a mesmerizing blend of murder, music, and mystery. With the combined talents of Shaiman, Wittman, and the stellar ensemble cast, this extraordinary fusion of genres promises an unforgettable television experience that will leave fans craving more.

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