Amy Schumer and Shirley MacLaine join season two cast of hit Hulu show Only Murders in the Building

Amy Schumer and Shirley MacLaine join season two cast of hit Hulu show Only Murders in the Building

Amy Schumer and Shirley MacLaine signed on to star in the second season of the hit Hulu show Only Murders in the Building. 

Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Short play podcast enthusiasts turned amateur detectives as they uncover a murder in their apartment complex.

The unlikely-trio documents the wild twists and turns of hunting down a murderer in an investigation taped for their own crime podcast.

Star power: Amy Schumer signed on to star in the second season of the hit Hulu show Only Murders in the Building

Best in the biz: Shirley MacLaine was also confirmed to join the program; seen in 2019

Best in the biz: Shirley MacLaine was also confirmed to join the program; seen in 2019

Cara Delevigne was also recently confirmed to join the program, although its unclear in what role. 

‘Before Christmas, [I shot scenes with] Shirley MacLaine and Amy Schumer,’ Short told Deadline. ‘The quality of actor that this show is attracting makes it endlessly fun to go to work.’ 

Short was ‘thrilled and honored’ to be recognized after receiving word he was nominated on Tuesday morning for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series, his first SAG nomination. 

Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Short play podcast enthusiasts turned amateur detectives as they uncover a murder in their apartment complex.

Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Short play podcast enthusiasts turned amateur detectives as they uncover a murder in their apartment complex.

Asking the right questions: The unlikely-trio documents the wild twists and turns of hunting down a murderer in an investigation taped for their own crime podcast

Asking the right questions: The unlikely-trio documents the wild twists and turns of hunting down a murderer in an investigation taped for their own crime podcast

‘Steve and I have a long history and Selena is a brilliant addition to the show, but then what fuels it is this compelling whodunit,’ he said. 

‘You have the two going on at the same time and then you add the obsession with podcasts. 

Not only did Martin earn a nomination, he’ll also compete against Steve in the same category, and the show picked up a nom for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

‘I think all the stars lined up in the right direction to make this something that people wanted to see, and enjoyed seeing, and kept wanting to see, for the comedy and also the mystery of it,’ he said.

Nathan Lane will portray character Teddy Dimas once again while Tina Fey has also signed to star as Cinda Canning, the beloved host of All is Not OK in Oklahoma.

Congrats! Not only did Martin earn a SAG nomination, he'll also compete against Steve in the same category, and the show picked up a nom for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Congrats! Not only did Martin earn a SAG nomination, he’ll also compete against Steve in the same category, and the show picked up a nom for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

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