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After the success of the first murder mystery, it should come as no surprise that Netflix has commissioned a sequel to the Adam Sandler comedy. Filming came to an end in 2022 and has been in post-production ever since. The film is currently set to be released sometime in March 2023; here’s our first updated look and preview.

murder mystery 2 is an upcoming Netflix Original comedy film and the sequel to the incredibly successful 2019 Netflix comedy, murder mystery. Jeremy Garelick replaces Kyle Newacheck as director on the project, but James Vanderbilt has returned to write the sequel.

murder mystery is one of Netflix’s most successful originals, thanks to amassing an audience of more than 83 million households. Yes murder mystery 2 was to replicate even half the success of its predecessor, we suspect Netflix will be incredibly happy.

What is the production status of Murder Mystery 2?

Official production status: Post-production (Last update: 10/18/2022)

filming for murder mystery 2 took place in the early months of 2022. Principal photography began on January 28, 2022, and lasted for three months before ending on April 26, 2022.

We know that the locations used for filming are Hawaii, in the United States and Paris, France.

Like the first film, the production will be handled by Adam Sandler’s production company, Happy Madison Productions.

What is the plot of murder mystery 2?

A brief synopsis of the sequel is available so far:

“Detective couple Audrey and Nick become embroiled in international intrigue when their friend is kidnapped from his own wedding in the comedy sequel.”

Who are the cast members of murder mystery 2?

It has been confirmed that Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston will return to reprise their roles as Nick and Audrey Spitz.

If you include Uncut Gems, which is a Netflix Original outside of the US, then Sandler will have starred in ten Netflix Original movies.

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Jennifer Aniston (left) and Adam Sandler (right) in Murder Mystery as Audrey and Nick Spitz

Join the cast of murder mystery 2 is it so;

  • John Kani as Colonel Ulenga
  • Adeel Akhtar as the Maharaja
  • strong brand
  • melanie laurent
  • jodie turner smith
  • kuhoo verma
  • enrique maple
  • tony goldwin
  • Zurin Villanueva
  • Annie Mumolo

MCU fans will be familiar with John Kani thanks to his brief stint in the franchise as King T’Chaka, the father of T’Challa.

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Adeel Akhtar was last seen on Netflix in Enola Holmes as Detective Lestrade, and will reprise his role in Enola Holmes 2. Akhtar was hilarious in the British comedy. four lionsand a fan favorite on the cult British show Utopia.

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The remaining cast members have yet to reveal their roles, however, we expect Mark Strong, Melania Laurent, and Jodie Turner-Smith to deliver great and hilarious performances.

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When can we expect to see murder mystery 2 on netflix?

What part of a 2023 roster reveal conducted by USA Today, revealed that the film will be premiering sometime in March 2023.

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