Emily in Paris star Ashley Park joins guest stars Paul Rudd and Meryl Streep for the third season of Only Murders in the Building.
The star-studded list of guest stars for the third season Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building just keeps growing. Emily in Paris‘ Ashley Park is the newest addition to the upcoming season’s cast. She joins series stars Selena Gomez, Martin Short, and Steve Martin, and previously announced stars Paul Rudd, Meryl Streep, Jesse Williams, Tina Fey, Vanessa Aspillaga, Adina Verson, Ryan Broussard, and Andrea Martin. Per Deadline, Park will play Kimber, “a Broadway ingénue.”
Park shared the news on Tik Tok with a video featuring Short and Gomez. She captioned the fun video: “Murders?? IN THIS BUILDING???? So excited to join this killer (pun intended) cast of amazing humans.”
Park is a Tony-nominated actress who portrayed Gretchen Weiners in the Broadway production of Mean Girls, and Mwe in KPOP. The latter earned Park the Lucille Lortel Award for Lead Actress in a Musical. She currently stars on Netflix’s Emily in Paris as Mindy Chen, Emily’s (Lily Collins) first friend in Paris and an aspiring singer. For her portrayal of Mindy, Park became the first Asian American actress to receive a Critics Choice Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
Besides Only Murders in the Building, Park is set to appear in Adele Lim’s Joy Ride, opposite Sherry Cola, Stephanie Hsu, and Sabrina Wu, and Lee Sung Jin’s Netflix series Beef, that stars Steve Yeun and Ali Wong. Both will premiere at the 2023 SXSW Festival next month.
The Main Trio and the Upcoming Season
Only Murders in the Building follows Charles (Martin), Oliver (Short), and Mabel (Gomez), three unlikely friends who inhabit the same building. Their shared passion for true crime results in the launch of a podcast. Rudd, who will guest star in the upcoming season was introduced during the season 2 finale. He portrayed Ben Glenroy, the star of Oliver’s Broadway production, who ends up dead. It is speculated that the upcoming season will revolve around the group’s investigation into Glenroy’s murder.
Only Murders in the Building was co-created by Martin and John Hoffman. Hoffman, Gomez, Short, Jess Rosenthal, and Dan Fogelman serve as executive producers. A release date for the third season of the comedy-mystery has not been announced. The series has gained critical acclaim and high viewership numbers, and earned 17 Emmy Award nominations during the last season. It took home three Emmys: for sound, production, and an Outstanding Guest Actor Award for Nathan Lane.
Seasons one and two of Only Murders in the Building are available to stream on Hulu.