‘Only Murders in the Building’ Season 4 Casts Kumail Nanjiani (EXCLUSIVE)

Kumail Nanjiani
Brian Bowen Smith

Kumail Nanjiani has joined “Only Murders in the Building” Season 4 at Hulu, Variety has learned exclusively.

Nanjiani will appear in a recurring role that is mostly being kept under wraps, though an individual with knowledge of the situation says his character will be integral to this season’s investigation.

Nanjiani joins previously announced new Season 4 cast members Eugene Levy, Eva Longoria, and Molly Shannon. Meryl Streep is also set to reprise her role from Season 3. The series is led by Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez.

Plot details are scarce for the new season, aside from the fact it is known the three main characters will make a trip to Los Angeles before returning to New York. Martin, John Hoffman, Short, and Gomez all executive produce “Only Murders in the Building” along with Dan Fogelman and Jess Rosenthal. It was created by Martin and Hoffman. 20th Television is the studio.

His role in “Only Murders in the Building” marks a return to Hulu for Nanjiani, who previously starred in the limited series “Welcome to Chippendales” at the streamer, which earned him an Emmy nomination. He also made a guest appearance in the Hulu series “History of the World, Part II.”

Najiani received an Academy Award nomination in 2018 along with his wife, Emily Gordon, for best original screenplay for their film “The Big Sick.” Nanjiani also starred in the film. He is also known for role in the HBO comedy series “Silicon Valley,” on which he starred throughout the show’s critically-acclaimed six season run. Aside from “The Big Sick,” his film credits include the Marvel Studios feature “Eternals,” “The Lega Ninjago Movie,” and “The Lovebirds.”

He is repped by UTA, Mosaic, Isaac Dunham, and Origin Public Relations

From Variety US