Maybe Steve Martin is all set to put his banjo away. In a recent interview, the musician who has won Grammy and Emmy awards said that after “Only Murders in the Building,” the Hulu real-crime parody he co-created, he would “work a bit less. Once this television show is over, I won’t look for anyone else. I won’t look for any additional films. I won’t play cameo roles. Strangely, this is it,” Martin told The Hollywood Reporter.
I don’t want to retire, he told the publication. “I’m not. But I’d do a little less work. Maybe. “.
In order to spend more time with his wife, author Anne Stringfield, and their 9-year-old daughter, Martin asserted that he needed to cut back on his professional commitments. I have a great family life, he said. I won’t be moving to a new area to live or make a movie anymore. I am not permitted to vanish for three months. “.
One of the greatest Renaissance men of contemporary entertainment is thought to be Martin. He is an actor, comedian, author, and playwright, and he has made 15 appearances on “Saturday Night Live.”. He has won five Grammys, is a skilled banjo player, and still performs all over the country. He’s started to make fewer appearances in Hollywood movies in recent years. The actor’s most recent full-length acting role was in Ang Lee’s “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” from 2016.
The upcoming documentary by Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville, who previously produced Apple TV specials on Fred Rogers and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, will center on Martin’s 60-year career. The project will be co-produced by A24, an independent powerhouse. Martin received three nominations for the Emmys this year for “Only Murders in the Building,” including best comedy series, best comedy series writing, and best lead actor in a comedy series. It’s the final episode of the second season of the show. He portrays a lonely Manhattanite in “Only Murders” who teams up with an odd theatrical director (Martin Short) and a snarky millennial (Selena Gomez) to record a podcast about a series of murders that took place in their opulent apartment building.
The prolific and well-liked singer adopted a modest demeanor in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, saying, “There’s a point in your career when people are longing to see you.”. “I need to be present in my personal life now more than ever. “.