Lorne Michaels Murder Mystery Kibi Signs Cast
Lorne Michaels' Kibi Mystery and Murder Comedy Series, The Mapleworth Murders, has begun to build a star cast with the additions of Saturday Night Live veterans Rudolph (The Good Place), Tina Fey (Modern Love), Fred Armisen (Los Espookys) and Tim Meadows (Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping), according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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The series, created and starring Paula Pell (AP Bio) and John Lutz (30 Rock), will be sent to small-town crime shows like Murder, She Wrote and will follow Abigail Mapleworth (Pell), a crime-solving mystery writer. in his town of New Woodstream, with each episode featuring guest victims and suspects and investigating why the small town is undergoing multiple murders.
In addition to Pell and Lutz, the regular cast will include JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm) and Hayley Magnus (The Dressmaker), and recurring stars will include D&Arcy Carden (The Good Place), Patton Oswalt (AP Bio), Jack McBrayer ( Wreck-It Ralph), Pam Murphy (Adam Ruins Everything), Ben Warheit (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Annie Mumolo (Bridesmaids), Ike Barinholtz (The Oath), Mary Holland (Veep), Mary Holland (Veep) ), James Anderson (SNL) and Drew Tarver (the other two).
Guest stars in the series include Fey, Wanda Sykes (Broad City), Chris Parnell (Archer), Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Nicole Byer (A Black Lady Sketch Show) and Jimmy. Carlson, with regulars of 30 Rock, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Good Place on board as well.
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Claude Scanlon (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) is directing the series with Broadway Video's Michaels, Meyers, Pell, Lutz, Andrew Singer and Mike Shoemaker ready for executive production and Hilary Marx, Jason Carden and Scanlon as co-EPs.