Actor, Singer and Producer, Selena Gomez’s comedy series ‘Only Murders In the Building’ will see her as the co-lead opposite Steve Martin and Martin Short. She will also executive produce the show with Martin, Hoffman, Short, This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman and Jess Rosenthal.
The Hulu original Selena Gomez comedy series follows three strangers – Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez -who find they have a mutual interest in solving true crime and suddenly find themselves caught up in one.
“I heard the pitch on Wednesday, and it was the best hour I had all week,” said Craig Erwich, Hulu’s head of originals. “It’s really special, surprisingly emotional. It’s really modern and self-referential about podcasts and murders, it’s got some great surprises. When they pull this off, it’s going to be really special.”
Back when Selena Gomez’s comedy series was announced in June, comedy legends who the singer will star beside spoke about the series with Short saying “I’m so proud to say that this show is already one of the highlights of my career,” and Martin joking about being “proud” to say the show was a “blip on his radar”.
‘Only Murders In the Building’ will also mark Selena Gomez’s TV comeback following her rise to fame as ‘Alex’ in Disney Channel’s Wizards of Waverly Place. With a successful music career, her acting career also includes featuring in movies like Spring Breakers, The Big Short and Fundamentals of Caring.
Selena Gomez’s TV comeback also follows after her run as executive producer of the Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why and Netflix docu-series Living Undocumented. She also stars and again executive produces HBO Max cooking reality series Selena + Chef. In addition, the songstress released her latest album, Rare, earlier this year.
Selena Gomez who is represented by WME, Lighthouse Management + Media, Ziffren Brittenham LLP also openly spoke about her diagnosis of bipolar disorder in may on Miley Cyrus’s Instagram show.
“Recently, I went to one of the best mental hospitals… McLean Hospital and I discussed that, after years of going through a lot of different things, I realised that I was bipolar and so, when I go to know more information, it actually helps me. It doesn’t scare me once I know it and I think people get scared of that.” She said on the show adding that “knowing” and “educating” herself about the disorder allowed her to be less fearful of it.