Meryl Streep joins Only Murders in the Building series, co-stars Selena Gomez, Steve Martin, Martin Short and Paul Rudd on cloud nine


Only Murders in the Building has added one more legend to its starry cast. Meryl Streep has joined the show. In the wee hours of Wednesday, Selena Gomez surprised fans with the announcement that the Hollywood icon has joined the season 3 of Only Murders in the Building. The actress took to Instagram to share the news through a video as well as a monochrome picture with Meryl and her co-stars Steve Martin, Martin Short and Paul Rudd.

Selena shared a video in which she announced that the gang is back, the three OG stars- Selena, Steve and Martin, along with Paul who joined the series in the finale episode of season 2. However, Meryl popped into the video offering pillows, tea and more to the cast. Selena captioned the video, “I could cry season 3 is coming!” The official handle of the series commented on the video and wrote, “Only Legends in the Building.” Several celebs including Jennifer Aniston, Lilly Collins, Nicola Peltz Beckham commented and liked the posts. 


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Steve Martin and Selena also shared a black-and-white picture with Meryl and Paul. While Steven captioned it, “The filming of ‘Only Murders in the Building’ has begun!", Selena wrote, “Very, very grateful lady! @onlymurdershulu @hulu @johnnyhoffman5 thank you for making this wanna be an unbelievably, absurdly happy human."


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Only Murders in the Building is an intriguing murder mystery tinged with humour and focuses on the events taking place in the Arconia building. Steve, Martin and Selena have been a part of the show from the first season, Paul was cast as Ben Glenroy, a theatre actor in the finale of season 2 and Meryl has been brought onboard for season 3. It is unclear whether she will come as a cameo or guest appearance or will be a series regular.

(Source: Instagram)