Sunday, 20 May, 2018

'Lethal Weapon' Renewed with Seann William Scott In and Clayne Crawford Out

Fox has renewed the Warner Bros. Television procedural while replacing its troubled leading star Left courtesy of FOX Right George Pimentel Getty Images
Jeannette Daniel | 14 May, 2018, 06:00

'Lethal Weapon is packed with action, drama and pure fun and we can't wait to see Damon and Seann together on screen.

Will he survive and leave to Texas with Molly and her boy, or will season 3 premiere with us being bystanders to Rigg's funeral?

"To the Fans - Thank you for the overwhelming support and love", it continues. Television, the studio simply said in a statement, "Warner Bros".

Good news for Lethal Weapon fans - it's all set to come back for a third season on Fox... but there's going to be one major change to the lineup!

Crawford was sacked from the series after what executives described as repeated instances of "emotional abuse" of cast and crew members, dating back several months, for which the actor was repeatedly reprimanded.

Lethal Weapon was on the bubble for renewal already when the controversy surrounding Crawford broke, which seemed to further jeopardize its chances of coming back.


Lethal Weapon is the Fox's No. 2 returning drama behind Empire.

"Lethal Weapon" star Clayne Crawford is looking at some good news and some bad news right now.

A Warner Bros. spokesperson confirmed with The Wrap that Crawford's firing was because of the behavior complaints, prompting them to not renew his contract. The third season will get underway later this year.

In its first series regular role, Scott will play a new character, who will be partnered with Wayans' Murtaugh. The situation escalated to a point where Fox and Warner Bros.

Based on the movie franchise, Lethal Weapon co-stars Keesha Sharp, Kevin Rahm, Jordana Brewster, Johnathan Fernandez, Dante Brown, Chandler Kinney and Michelle Mitchenor. "Furthermore, I apologize to all the crew and cast for any negative attention Lethal Weapon is receiving because of these incidents", he said.

Scott, who is known for his work in the American Pie film franchise, is joining the show as Crawford makes his exit. "Like" LETHAL WEAPON on Facebook at facebook.com/LethalWeaponFOX/. Miller, Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz, and McG serve as executive producers.

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