‘Just Murder in the Building’ Season 2 Emmy Submissions (Exclusive) – IndieWire

The top contender for the standout comedy series, which earned Nathan Lane his first Primetime Emmy Award after a record seven Outstanding Guest Actor nominations, is now hoping to land more cast members with Emmys.

IndieWire can exclusively confirm that in addition to “Just Murder in the Building” stars Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez expected to submit in the Outstanding Lead Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series categories, the Hulu hit series also stars Lane, James Caverly, Shirley MacLaine, Jane Lynch, Tina Fey, Amy Schumer and Da’Vine Joy Randolph are all competing in the Outstanding Guest Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series categories.

While Emmy-winners Shirley MacLaine and Amy Schumer joined the show in Season 2, the former playing a mysterious, bland, grieving mother and the latter a heightened version of herself, Lynch and Fey are returning contestants (Lynch has even been nominated for a movie). . Emmy became the stunt double of Martin’s character in season 1 last year).

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Although her character Bunny was the victim of a fatal twist at the end of season 1, Jane Houdyshell still had to explain the background of the Arconia board in the last season. She joins Cara Delevingne, who appeared as Selena Gomez’s character’s Season 2 love interest, in the nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Meanwhile, Michael Cyril Creighton, back as Howard Morris, Arconia’s resident cat person with all the rumors, submitted the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series alongside Michael Rapaport as Detective Kreps.

Notably absent from the show’s Emmy submissions are the two actors who played the unmasked killers of the season 1 and season 2 murder mysteries.

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“Only Murders in the Building” received 17 Emmy nominations in its debut season last year. The behind-the-scenes categories submitted for Season 2 include the two below-the-line categories we won last year – Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (half hour) and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (half hour), and Animation – plus bids for casting, cinematography, contemporary costumes , for single-camera photo editing, contemporary hairstyling, contemporary makeup, music composition and sound editing.

As a comedy series standout, “Just Murders in the Building” submitted its Season 2 finale, “I Know Who Did It,” written by John Hoffman, Matteo Borghese and showrunner Rob Turbovsky. Hoffman is also up for Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series for his work on the first two episodes of Season 2, as is executive producer Jamie Babbit, who directed the penultimate episode and the aforementioned closer.

The Emmy submissions for “Just Murder in the Building” season 2 have been wrapped up in two new categories. The follow-up to the Producers Guild Award-winning “Just Murders in the Building: A Killing Question” will now compete for an Outstanding Short Form Comedy, Drama or Variety nomination, while co-creator and star Steve Martin tries his luck in a third. category, this year he submitted his catchy 80s-inspired tune “Angel in Flip Flops,” which he co-wrote with Kirker Butler, for Season 2 in the Outstanding Music and Lyrics category on behalf of the show.

Voting for the Emmy nominations round begins on June 15.

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