As the second season of Only Murders in the Building came to an end, the show took no time to set up the essentials for the next season. The ending of season 2 not only revealed who is the killer of Bunny but also introduced a major actor to the series. It is confirmed that the series is going to bring in the Ant-Man actor Paul Rudd for the upcoming season.
Being one of the best TV shows made in recent times, Only Murders in the Building stars Selena Gomez, Steve Martin, and Martin Short in pivotal roles. It didn’t take much time for the show to be a critical hit among the audiences as well as the critics.
Paul Rudd makes it to the Only Murders in the Building s2
After a successful run of the first season, the second season of the show focused on the trio of Mabel Mora(Selena Gomez), Charles-Haden Savage(Steve Martin), and Oliver Putnam(Martin Short) investigating the case to find out the killer of Bunny. But even after the revelation, the finale of this season presented another surprise when the fans were shocked to spot Paul Rudd at the ending.
In the ending, we are shown a time jump of a year and what followed next was Oliver who didn’t use to have much luck on Broadway finally gets his hands on a big production starring the renowned actor Ben Glenroy played by Paul Rudd. But Oliver’s plan didn’t go on as it was supposed to and Ben collapsed on the stage. This is where the show ends with a brand new case being perfectly set up for the upcoming season.
The Creators confirm Paul Rudd’s future appearance
Even though some fans were excited to spot Rudd in the show, some were worried about his appearance in the next season. Addressing this issue, the co-creator of the show John Hoffman confirmed that the Marvel fame will surely appear in the upcoming season as he is the source of many mysteries ahead which are yet to come:
“Paul Rudd, after making an auspicious entrance into the world of our show at the end of Season 2 as Ben Glenroy, is someone we clearly want to know more about and see in our upcoming Season 3 — as he is a clear source of many upcoming questions and, as ever with our show, many twists yet to come!”
This update came as a sign of relief for the Paul Rudd fans as they can now gear up to get more of him in the upcoming season. This will also mark his second appearance with Selena Gomez with whom he last starred in the 2016 film Fundamentals of Caring.
All the seasons of Only Murders in the Building can be streamed on Hulu.