Will Arnett (and an incredible mustache) simply arrange the coolest-sounding new present at Netflix. Half murder-mystery, half improv, “Murderville” will visitor star Annie Murphy, Conan O’Brien, Ken Jeong, Kumail Nanjiani, Marshawn Lynch, Sharon Stone. And nobody we simply named may have any thought what’s going on in the course of the in any other case scripted whodunnits.
(If any of that sounds acquainted, by the way in which, that’s as a result of “Murderville” is predicated on BBC3 sequence “Homicide in Successville” by Tiger Side Productions and Shiny Button Productions.)
Right here’s the logline: Meet Senior Detective Terry Seattle (Arnett), Murder Division. For Terry, day-after-day means a brand new homicide case and a brand new movie star visitor star as his companion. However right here’s the catch: every episode’s visitor star isn’t being given the script. They don’t know what’s about to occur to them.
The Netflix description continues: Collectively, the visitor star and Terry Seattle must improvise their method by way of the case… however it will likely be as much as every movie star visitor alone to call the killer. Be part of them as they punch a one-way ticket to “Murderville.”
The six-episode procedural crime comedy premieres globally on Netflix on Feb. 3. “Homicide in Successville” is a BAFTA-winning sequence, so the stateside adaptation comes with a powerful pedigree.
Along with Arnett, the “Murderville” predominant forged contains Haneefah Wooden as Chief Rhonda Jenkins-Seattle, Lilan Bowden as Medical Examiner Amber Kang and Phillip Smithey as Detective Darren “Daz” Phillips.
Government producers are Arnett, Marc Forman, Jonathan Stern, Peter Principato, Brian Steinberg. Tom Davis, Andy Brereton and James De Frond. The showrunner is Krister Johnson. Administrators are Iain Morris and Brennan Shroff. Writers are Anna Drezen, Chadd Gindin, Craig Rowin, Jack Kukoda, Marina Cockenberg, Kerry O’Neill, Hannah Levy and Adriana Robles.
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