The unexpected tandem of Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston in a whodunit movie proved to be a success when it first came out. This is why Netflix has ordered a sequel for the hit movie, Murder Mystery.
Here's what we know about the sequel:
Will There Be Murder Mystery 2?
Yes, Murder Mystery will return for a part two. As a matter of fact, Murder Mystery 2 was confirmed in October 2019. Shortly after the film was renewed, Sandler and Aniston signed on to reprise their roles in the unlikely comedy mystery.
Although the film is one of the most successful Netflix Originals, it shocked a lot of people. With a viewership of over 83 million households, it's expected that Netflix would renew the film for a sequel.
Murder Mystery 2 will have a new director, Jeremy Garelick, instead of Kyle Newacheck. The sequel will be written by James Vanderbilt. Sandler has signed on as executive producer through his production company, Happy Madison Productions.
When Is Murder Mystery 2 Coming Out On Netflix
Murder Mystery 2 filming schedule started in the first few months of 2022. Principal photography started on January 28, 2022 and lasted until April 26, 2022. Production filmed between Hawaii and Paris, France.
Aniston also shared an Instagram reel of some stills captured during their time filming in France. With this timeframe, it's possible that Murder Mystery 2 will get a release date sometime in early 2023.
UPDATE: Murder Mystery 2 is coming out on March 31, 2023 on Netflix.
What Will Murder Mystery 2 Story Be About?
There are no details about Murder Mystery 2 story right now. But it's possible that the film will continue in the same Agatha Christie-style of mystery, which led to the success of the first film.
Murder Mystery followed husband-and-wife Nick (played by Adam Sandler) and Audrey Spitz (played by Jennifer Aniston) go on a long-awaited European vacation. Along the way, they meet Charles Cavendish (played by Luke Evans) who frames them for the murder of a billionaire.
Since Nick is a cop, he does his best to uncover the mystery behind the murder and clear their identities.
It's possible that Murder Mystery 2 will be another whodunit mystery movie that made fans love the first film in the first place.
Who Will Be Part Of Murder Mystery 2 Cast?
Shortly after Murder Mystery 2 was confirmed, Sandler and Aniston confirmed that they will be reprising their roles as Nick and Audrey Spitz. The other characters that will be introduced in the sequel include the following:
- John Kani (as Colonel Ulenga)
- Adeel Akhtar (as The Maharajah)
- Mark Strong (as Miller)
- Melanie Laurent (as Cluadette)
- Jodie Turner-Smith (as Countess Sekou)
- Kuhoo Verma (as Saira)
- Enrique Arce (as Francisco)
- Tony Goldwyn (as Silverfox)
- Zurin Villanueva (as Imani)
- Annie Mumolo (as Mrs. Silverfox)
Is There A Murder Mystery 2 Trailer?
Right now, we're still waiting for Netflix to release a trailer for Murder Mystery 2. In the meantime, you can take a look at the trailer of the first movie here:
The official clip reveals the movie will be released on Netflix on March 31, 2023.
Murder Mystery 2 is coming out on March 31, 2023.