When you think of holiday movies, the cheery and optimistic ones first come to mind. But this year, we’ve gotten ones that are a bit different. This year, Netflix also released a comedic mystery, Who Killed Santa?
Who Killed Santa’s 50-minute Christmas special is part of the Netflix series, Murderville. In each episode, a guest star plays a rookie detective and their goal is to figure out who the true killer is.
Krister Johnson serves as showrunner and writer on the special. Other writers include Marina Cockenberg, Kerry O’Neill, and Owen Burke. Executive producers are Will Arnett, Jonathan Stern, Brian Steinberg, Peter Principato, and Marc Forman.
Who Killed Santa? A Murderville Murder Mystery cast
Pete Davidson as a detective (celebrity guest)
Eliza Coupe as Donna Foccacia
Will Arnett as Detective Terry Seattle
Kurt Braunohler as Jim Trently
Tawny Newsome as Mayor Palmer
Courtney Parchman as Mia Briggs
Haneefah Wood as Rhonda Jenkins-Seattle
Lilan Bowden as Amber Kang
Dennice Cisneros as Angie
Jason Bateman as a detective (celebrity guest)
Maya Rudolph as a detective (celebrity guest)
Who Killed Santa? A Murderville Murder Mystery sees Detective Terry Seattle back and needs the help of his two celebrity guest stars, Maya Rudolph, and Jason Bateman. Their mission is to find the killer, and the two celeb guests don’t have a script. So they have to use their to find the killer.