There are dramas about maintaining the law and order, and then there is Murderville. Netflix is coming up with a crime comedy that will tickle your bones and also inner Sherlock Holmes. This series comes with its own twist and turns. THERE IS NO SCRIPT FOR THE GUEST STARS, isn’t that just exciting! In the climax of every episode, the actor juxtaposed with the lead actor will have to guess the criminal. They can be right. They can be wrong. We can only find that out by solving the mystery with the co-stars but from the comfort of our home. Let us read more about Murderville release date on Netflix.
What is Cooking in Murderville?
The official synopsis of Murderville reads ”Meet Senior Detective Terry Seattle, Homicide Division. For Terry, every day means a new murder case and a new celebrity guest star as his partner. But here’s the catch: each episode’s guest star isn’t being given the script. They have no idea what’s about to happen to them.” Adding to it, the synopsis revealed “Together, the guest star and Terry Seattle will have to improvise their way through the case… but it will be up to each celebrity guest alone to name the killer. Join them as they punch a one-way ticket to Murderville.”
Will Arnet in a video shared by Netflixsajoke said “Murderville is a police procedural comedy” Furthermore, the post read “solving crimes is hard, improv comedy is harder.”
Talking to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor said ”Of course, not everyone involved with the project came into it blind. In fact, there was a staff of eight writers who mapped out every episode, including who would be the victim, the culprit and the suspects each time. There were loose scripts, too, though they featured sizable holes as the guest stars were working entirely off the cuff. And if it all goes sideways, I’d have to go sideways too.”
Is The Series Based on Murderville Book Trilogy?
There have been various questions floating around about the novel adaptation of the show. The answer is NO. The Murder Mystery Comedy is actually based on the famous, BAFTA Awards winning BBC Three series ‘Murder in Successville’
”Arnett and his Sony-based Electric Ave. banner had secured the rights to adapt the BAFTA Award-winning BBC Three series Murder in Successville, and now he needed a cadre of celebrity guest stars who’d be willing to improv their way through his spin on the murder mystery. His pitch to prospective talent was simple, if a tad daunting: “We’re basically making Law & Order without a script,” reported The Hollywood Reporter
Will Arnett (and celeb guests) will solve crimes in #Murderville, a new semi-improvised Netflix crime comedy series adapted from Murder In Successville, due on 3 February: https://t.co/RhRsDDpI56 pic.twitter.com/uy4DxLznP9
— Empire Magazine (@empiremagazine) January 13, 2022
Netflix’s Murderville Cast
Alongside Will Arnett aka Senior Detective Terry Seattle, Haneefah Wood will play the role of Chief Rhonda Jenkins Seattle. Also, Lilan Bowden is the medical examiner Amber Kang, and Philip Smithey is detective Darren ”Daz” Phillips.
Chiefly, The celebrity guest cast who are totally blank about what will happen next is-
“I do think people liked the idea that they could come in, they didn’t have to learn any dialogue and they could be themselves and just go for a ride,” says Arnett, who acknowledges it wasn’t an easy sell. “And I have to give these people credit because it’s freakin’ scary as sh*t.”
Murderville on Netflix – release date
All in All, Murder Mystery is the first genre we generally explore if we get nothing to watch. And if the flavor of comedy is added to it, we get all set to binge-watch our next Netflix drama. Hence, switch your Sherlock Holmes Avatar on and get ready to laugh till your stomach hurts, as Murderville premieres globally on Netflix on February 3, 2022.