Meryl Streep has joined the Season 3 solid of “Only Murders in the Building.”
Series lead Selena Gomez broke the main casting information Tuesday by sharing an Instagram video from the set of the following season, which simply began filming. In the clip, Gomez fortunately proclaims that “the gang is back” whereas panning to co-stars Martin Short, Steve Martin, Andrea Martin and Paul Rudd.
“Could this honestly get any better?” Gomez says — to which Rudd replies, “Well, I do think it could get a little bit better.”
On cue, Streep pops up from behind the sofa and provides Steve Martin a pillow as Gomez’s jaw melodramatically drops in mock shock. Martin additionally posted a photo on Twitter of Streep sporting an extended braided wig and posing together with her new castmates on set.
The Streep reveal comes a number of months after the premiere of the Season 2 finale, which (spoiler alert!) noticed Rudd’s character, Ben Glenroy, instantly drop useless in the course of a play directed by Short’s character, Oliver. The third season will comply with beginner sleuths and podcast hosts Oliver, Charles (Steve Martin) and Mabel (Gomez) as they examine Glenroy’s loss of life.
“I could cry,” Gomez captioned her Instagram publish on Tuesday. “Season 3 is coming!”