Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Hulu Announces Premiere Dates for Limited Series 'Nine Perfect Strangers' and Comedy 'Only Murders in the Building'

Hulu has today announced the premiere dates for the upcoming original limited series Nine Perfect Strangers and the original comedy series Only Murders in the Building.

Limited series Nine Perfect Strangers based on the novel by Liane Moriarty will debut on Wednesday, August 18 with new episodes being released weekly.

The series takes place at a boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation as nine stressed city dwellers try to get on a path to a better way of living. Watching over them during this 10-day retreat is the resort's director, Masha, a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies. However, these nine "perfect" strangers have no idea what is about to hit them.

The cast includes Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, Michael Shannon, Luke Evans, Bobby Cannavale, Regina Hall, Samara Weaving, Melvin Gregg, Asher Keddie, Grace Van Patten, Tiffany Boone and Manny Jacinto.

David E. Kelley, John Henry Butterworth and Samantha Strauss developed the series, with Jonathan Levine directing all 8 episodes. They executive produce with Moriarty, Kidman, McCarthy, Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky, Jodi Matterson, Per Saari and Molly Allen. Endeavor Content, Made Up Stories and Blossom Films produce.

New comedy Only Murders in the Building will launch on Tuesday, August 31 with new episodes being released weekly.

Three strangers share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one. When a grisly death occurs inside their exclusive Upper West Side apartment building, the trio suspects murder and employs their precise knowledge of true crime to investigate the truth. As they record a podcast of their own to document the case, the three unravel the complex secrets of the building which stretch back years. Perhaps even more explosive are the lies they tell one another. Soon, the endangered trio comes to realize a killer might be living amongst them as they race to decipher the mounting clues before it's too late.

The comedy stars Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez, Aaron Dominguez and Amy Ryan.

Martin co-created the comedy with John Hoffman. They executive produce with Short, Gomez, Dan Fogelman, Jess Rosenthal and Jamie Babbitt. 20th Television produces.