How to watch Only Murders in the Building from anywhere in the world

How to watch the new comedy, Only Murders in the Building, that stars Martin Short, Steve Martin and Selena Gomez

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Hulu's new show Only Murders in the Building has captivated fans since its first debut, here's everything you need to know about this new comedy-drama series.

The new star-studded Hulu original series has finally landed on television and streaming platforms for US and UK viewers and fans are already obsessed with this new show.

If you loved Nine Perfect Strangers and you can't wait for Hulu's White Lotus Season 2, then this new comedy murder mystery might be exactly what you are looking for. So here is everything you need to know about this series, from the plot to how to watch it anywhere in the world.


Plot of Only Murders in the Building

The premise of this new 10-part comedy series follows a classic murder mystery story with some quirky differences. Martin Short and Steve Martin star as two wannabe sleuths who begin a podcast about their building when they discover that one of their neighbors has been murdered.

The geriatric duo then recruits Selena Gomez to join their investigation and the trio of true crime enthusiasts begins to uncover the dark secrets that the building and its tenants hold.

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Cast of Only Murders in the Building 

Martin Short, Steve Martin, and Selena Gomez head up the cast for this comedy murder series. Martin plays Oliver Putnam a Broadway producer with dwindling finances. Steve plays Charles-Haden Savage a former celebrity and TV detective and Selena Gomex plays Mabel Mora a well of 20-something with a mysterious background. 

Other lead members of the cast are Aaron Dominguez (Shaft) who plays Oscar Torres, and Amy Ryan (The Office, The Wire) who plays Jan.

The cast also features other familiar actors including Tina Fey and Maulik Pancholy, Vanessa Aspillaga as Ursula, Julian Cihi as Tim Kono, and Ryan Broussard as Will Putnam.

Sting also makes a brief cameo in the trailer, but it is unclear how prominent his role in the series will be.

Trailer for Only Murders in the Building 

The Hulu original series has released a trailer that gives a brief glimpse into the style of this eccentric comedy series. 

The television show will take the form of ten, thirty-minute episodes that will be released periodically from the end of August 2021 and into the Fall.

How to watch Only Murders in the Building 

Only Murders in the Building is currently only available in the US and UK. For US viewers, Hulu's streaming platform is the only platform available for viewing. 

For UK viewers, Disney+ Star has the first two episodes of the season available. 

If you are outside of these areas, you can also use a VPN to access this show from anywhere in the world.

This is a really handy bit of software that changes your IP address so that streaming services think you’re in the UK or US.

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