Date: 28th January 2022
Mark Strong, Melanie Laurent, Jodie Turner-Smith, Tony Goldwyn, Annie Mumolo, Kuhoo Verma, Enrique Arce and Zurin Villanueva have all signed on for the "Murder Mystery" sequel at Netflix.
The actors will star alongside Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston, who toplined the original 2019 Netflix film, helmed by Kyle Newacheck.
"Murder Mystery" was a massive hit for Netflix, breaking viewership records upon its 2019 debut with the streamer reporting close to 30.9 million households tuned in over the first 3 days of release. "Murder Mystery 2" will be directed by Jeremy Garelick from a script by James Vanderbilt, with revisions by Garelick.
Strong - whose resume includes "1917", "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy", "Zero Dark Thirty", "Kingsman: The Secret Service" and "Shazam!" - most recently appeared opposite Emma Stone and Emma Thompson in Disney's "Cruella". Laurent, who is known for her standout performances in "Inglorious Basterds" and "Beginners", recently starred in "The Mad Woman’s Ball" and played opposite Ryan Reynolds in the Netflix action movie “6 Underground,” directed by Michael Bay.
Source: Press Release