‘Only Murders in the Building’ Season 4: Deets About New Cast Members, Plot and More

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Grab your true-crime podcast buddy because Only Murders in the Building is returning for season four. 

Last year, Hulu confirmed that our favorite podcast trio will return to the small screen for another installment. Recently, the streaming service confirmed that the new episodes will feature O.G. cast members, like Selena Gomez, Martin Short and Steve Martin, returning cast members, like Meryl Streep, and newcomers, like Molly ShannonEugene Levy and Eva Longoria.

Keep scrolling for details on Only Murders in the Building season four.

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1. Is Only Murders in the Building Returning for Season Four?

Shortly after the season three finale hit Hulu, the streaming service revealed that Only Murders in the Building is returning for season four. The news was shared on the official OMITB Instagram account and included a photo of Charles, Oliver and Mabel standing in front of a large text banner that read, “Only Murders in the Building Season 4.”

Only Murders in the Building is coming back for Season 4!” the caption read. “Let the investigating begin... [three detective emojis] #OMITB.”

The renewal announcement wasn’t a huge surprise based on the show’s success. According to Deadline, the season three premiere of Only Murders in the Building had the most viewers of any scripted Hulu Original released in 2023. Longtime fans were also treated to a season filled with big-name guest stars, such as Meryl Streep, Paul Rudd and Jesse Williams.

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2. Who Will Return For the Season Four Cast?

The main trio will reprise their roles in Only Murders in the Building season four, including Steve Martin (Charles), Martin Short (Oliver) and Selena Gomez (Mabel). Deadline also confirmed that Meryl Streep (Loretta) will return for season four.

Jane Lynch (Sazz) is also expected to return, despite the events in the season three finale. Her character will most likely appear in flashbacks, similar to Rudd (Ben). Other potential returnees include Williams (Tobert), Gerald Caesar (Ty) and Don Darryl Rivera (Bobo).

3. What About Newcomers?

According to Deadline, Molly Shannon will join the cast of Only Murders in the Building season four. Unfortunately, Hulu hasn't revealed many details about her involvement. Per the outlet,  Charles, Oliver and Mabel will travel to Los Angeles in the beginning of the season, where they meet Shannon. She will reportedly play a businesswoman who gets involved in the murder investigation. 

But Shannon won’t be the only new cast member in the upcoming installment. According to DeadlineEugene Levy and Eva Longoria are also joining Only Murders in the Building season four.

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4. What Is Only Murders in the Building About?

Only Murders in the Building centers around three true-crime podcast lovers who investigate murders in their apartment complex. In the third season, the lead actor in Oliver’s stage production suddenly turns up dead, and the gang comes together to solve another murder mystery.

In the season three finale, Sazz becomes the latest victim. The episode concludes with Sazz getting shot through a window and bleeding out on the ground. She uses her blood to write something on the floor as the screen fades to black. 

Guess it’s time to put on our detective hat one more time.

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