Murderville is a new Netflix original murder mystery series set in the United States. Murder in Successville, a BBC Three television series, is the inspiration for the series.
On February 3, 2022, “Murderville” will premiere as a Netflix Original. That will give the crime comedy procedural a one-day head start over two new shows premiering on February 4: Prime Video’s Jack Reacher series “Reacher” and Apple TV+’s “Suspicion,” an English-language version of the Israeli dramatic thriller show “False Flag.” HBO Max will also premiere the second season of its sci-fi drama series “Raised by Wolves” on February 3, as the service’s exclusive movies and TV shows are usually released on Thursdays.
Although “Murderville” will have some direct competition for viewers seeking chuckles from that week’s episode of “Peacemaker,” there isn’t much overlap in terms of topic matter between both series (which will still be rolling out its first season by that point). Regardless, with so many options, it’s difficult to estimate how many people will take the time to see Arnett’s latest Netflix project.
Director, Cast, and More for Murderville
On “Murderville,” Krister Johnson served as showrunner after honing his comic writing skills on Netflix’s “Wet Hot American Summer” series “First Day of Camp” and “Ten Years Later.” Iain K. Morris (“The Inbetweeners”) and Brennan Shroff (“Southern Belles”), who co-directed the first season, were joined behind the camera by Arnett, Marc Forman, Jonathan Stern, Peter Principato, and Brian Steinberg, with Arnett, Marc Forman, Jonathan Stern, Peter Principato, and Brian Steinberg producing. Along with Brereton and James De Frond, Tom Davis, who played DI Desmond Sleet in “Murder in Successville,” acted as an executive producer (who directed all three seasons of the original UK show).
Arnett, for one, is unconcerned about Netflix canceling “Murderville” after a single season if it fails to catch on. “If it succeeds and people respond to it,” he told THR, “I’d love to do more.” “And if they just shrug and say, ‘Yeah, alright,’ that’s good; we had a great time.”
Cast of Murderville
Haneefah Wood (“One Day at a Time”) as Chief Rhonda Jenkins-Seattle, Lilan Bowden (“Andi Mack”) as medical examiner Amber Kang, and Philip Smithey (“Johnson”) as detective Darren “Daz” Phillips join Arnett (who plays Terry Seattle) as recurring, non-improvising cast members on “Murderville.” Conan O’Brien, Annie Murphy (“Schitt’s Creek”), Ken Jeong (“Community”), Kumail Nanjiani (“Eternals”), ex-NFL player Marshawn Lynch, and Sharon Stone will play Terry Seattle’s ever-changing teams of partners (“Mosaic”).
According to Arnett, O’Brien was the first person he approached to guest appear on “Murderville” in order to see if anyone would be interested in such a show. O’Brien agreed to join the series after Arnett gave him a sizzle reel of excerpts from “Murder in Successville,” with Arnett telling THR, “Conan really grasped the game of it.” In this episode, O’Brien portrays a fictitious version of himself who joins Terry Seattle as he investigates a murder case involving an “absurd” magic show. What about the rest of the series’ special guests? You’ll have to wait and see what they get up to on “Murderville.”
Is There a ‘Murderville’ Trailer?
Yes, a trаiler for Murderville was released on Monday, January 24, giving viewers a better look at the show’s hilarious concept.
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Murderville’s production ended in mid-2021, with Krister Johnson serving as showrunner. The first season of Murderville will consist of six episodes. The directors are Ian K. Morris and Brennan Shroff.
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