Netflix Announces Improvised Murder Mystery Comedy Murderville

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Will Arnett and Netflix are set to launch Murderville, a sequence based mostly on a well-liked BBC Three sequence, subsequent month on February 3, 2022.

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The sequence, which is predicated on the extremely profitable BBC Three sequence Murder in Successville, will star Arnett, Haneefah Wood, Lilan Bowden, and Phillip Smithey (through The Hollywood Reporter). The six-episode sequence options Arnett teaming up with a unique superstar companion every episode to attempt to resolve a scripted homicide thriller, all whereas the superstar companion should improvise their method via the sequence and try to determine who the killer is by the tip of the episode.

Guest stars for the upcoming season will embody the likes of Annie Murphy, Conan O’Brien, Ken Jeong, Kumail Nanjiani, Marshawn Lynch, and Sharon Stone. Arnett took to Instagram to tease the sequence, revealing the fundamental premise for the present as nicely.

“Every day means a new murder case and a new celebrity guest star as his partner,” a synopsis for Murderville reads. “But here’s the killer twist: The guest star doesn’t have the script.”

“They have no idea what’s about to happen to them,” continued the streamer. “Together, the guest star and Terry Seattle will have to improvise their way through the case… but it will be up to each celebrity guest alone to name the killer.”

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Murderville stems from Arnett and Sony’s Electric Ave. manufacturing banner, which secured the rights to adapt Murder in Successville. Krister Johnson (Wet Hot American Summer) will act as showrunner for the sequence, with Iain Ok. Morris and Brennan Shroff sharing director duties for every episode. Marc Forman, Jonathan Stern, Peter Principato, and Brian Steinberg, together with the unique U.Ok. star Tom Davis, U.Ok. creator Andy Brereton, and U.Ok. director James De Frond are all hooked up as govt producers.

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