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Steve Martin says he won't be 'seeking' new TV or film work: 'This is it, oddly enough'

Is Steve Martin nearing the end of his prolific career? He dropped a hint, saying, "Once this TV show is over, I'm not going to look for someone else. I'm not going to look for another movie. I don't want to do a cameo. This is weird."

The TV show he's referring to is, of course, premiering on Hulu in 2021 "Murder in the Building Only. As a trio of true crime enthusiasts living in a building on Manhattan's Upper West Side alongside Martin Short and Selena Gomez, the show was a huge success, earning him 17 Emmy nominations in its first season alone. Nominated for an award. According to Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment president Craig Erwich, it's "the true crown jewel of our slate." The show was recently renewed for a third season.

Steve Martin on the set of 'Only Murders in the Building'
Steve Martin was seen on the set of his Upper West side's "Only Murders in the Building." December 2020. James Devaney/Getty Images

Martin has been a regular in show business for over 60 years, appearing in such hit movies as Starred in films such as "Roxanne," "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," and "Father of the Bride," and hosted the "Saturday Night Live" record. It has established itself on television. 15, more than anyone other than Alec Baldwin, who has hosted 17 times.

Some, including his wife, are skeptical that Martin will really quit acting. So could Martin himself. 

"My wife always says, 'You always say you're going to retire, and then you always come up with something,'" Martin told THR. "I'm not really interested in retiring. I'm not. But I'll probably work a little more." You say you won't be "seeking" a job after being fired, but will that come any time soon? solidifying its position as When asked during the press tour how long he wanted the series to last, Martin replied, "Until I get on Walker, that's what I want to do!"

CBS News did not immediately respond to Martin's representatives for comment. 

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