Steve Martin Retires After ‘Only Murders in the Building’



In an interview with The Times, actor and comedian Steve Martin announced that he would be retiring after the series ‘Only Murder in the Building’

Famous for several comedies on his CV, such as “The Picks” (1999), “Too Many” (2005), Martin said he would no longer accept invitations to film or television productions.

“When the show ends, I don’t even feel like doing cameos and that’s it, strangely enough, that’s the end,” he said bluntly.

Now 77, Martin is touring the United States with the theatrical comedy “You Won’t Believe What They Look Like Today!”, and says he is pleased with his contribution to dramaturgy.

He now intends to devote himself to a career as a writer. In 2007, the star had already published a memoir titled ‘Born Standing Up’, which recounts his years as a stand-up comedian.

Among his most successful films are Father of the Bride (1990), ‘Too Much Faith Doesn’t Smell’ (1992), ‘Lost in New York’ (1999) and ‘The Pink Panther’ (2006). ).

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However, fans can rest assured that production company A24 is developing a documentary about him in partnership with Apple TV+.

Divided into two parts, the project will intersect Martin’s life and career.

Still without a title or premiere date, the production will be helmed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville, responsible for the documentaries ‘From Here to Stardom’ and ‘Abstract: The Art of Design’ and ‘Keith Richards: Under the Influence’. .

“It will be very fun and exciting. It’s someone else’s gaze on me, which is always curious. They found a bunch of stuff in my files,” Martin said.

In November this year, a book titled “Number One Is Walking: My Life in the Movies and Other Diversions” will hit shelves and is also expected to contain recordings from his film career.

Recalling that the star was nominated in three Emmy categories for “Only Murders in the Building,” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.

Remember that the 2nd season of the comedy is now available on Star+

Nathan Lane will reprise his role as Teddy Dimas in the new episodes.

In addition to Lane, the upcoming cycle will also feature Amy Schumer as a super-over-the-top version of herself, Cara Delevingne as Alice, a sophisticated art world insider who finds herself embroiled in the latest mystery. from podcaster Investigated, and Shirley MacLaine as Bunny’s mother. , the most recent murder of the Arconia building.

The plot follows three strangers who share an obsession with the true crime genre and suddenly find themselves embroiled in a real crime. When a gruesome death occurs at their exclusive Upper West Side apartment building, the trio – consisting of Mabel (Selena Gomez), Charles (Steve Martin), and Oliver (Martin Short) – begin to suspect a murder and use their knowledge of the true crime to investigate. the case. But the trio soon realize that a killer may be living among them and they are therefore in danger. Now they’ll have to race to decipher the clues and uncover the truth – before it’s too late.

The series was created by Martin and John Hoffman.

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