The official trailer for the Hulu TV series, Only Murders in the Building was released on Tuesday. The trailer showed the residents of the Upper West Side getting entangled in a murder case. Mabel, Charles and Oliver played by Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Short love crime stories. When a businessman gets murdered in their building, the trio comes together to solve this murder mystery.

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While investigating the murder of the businessman just a few floors away, the trio finds themselves with more and more suspects that emerge from their Dakota-esque apartments with strong motives for the murder. A strong suspect for the murder might be the musical superstar Sting.  

The show will also have Nathan Lane, Jane Lynch, Amy Ryan and many others as the supporting cast. There are no details yet on the kind of roles these actors will play. The makers are trying to keep everything under wraps. 

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Gomez was the top choice for playing the character of Mabel. In an interview with Vogue, Steve Martin said, “You get a list of names, you know, you’re thinking, ‘Sure, they’d be good, they’d be good, What about Selena Gomez?’ and it’s just—yes, of course.”

Martin believed that Gomez would enhance the show in different ways with her talent. He also added that Gomez’s talent is rich and adult. He also mentioned that the singer-actress has learnt to underplay when required.

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The series which is co-written by John Hoffman and Steve Martin will premiere on Hulu next month on August 31, 2021. Gomez and Short have co-produced the show alongside Dan Fogelman.