Lethal Weapon Season 3 Renewed With Seann William Scott Replacing Clayne Crawford

14 May, 2018, 06:00 | Author: Ann Santiago
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In the third season of the action drama, based on the Mel Gibson-Danny Glover movie franchise about a rogue cop and his straitlaced partner, Scott will play a new character who joins forces with Wayans' Roger Murtaugh, as Crawford's Martin Riggs is written out. The show's return next year may affect the future of Gotham and its chances of a fifth season.

For the past few weeks, the rumors around FOX where that the network would either cancel the hit series "Lethal Weapon", or replace the lead-actor Clayne Crawford.

"Warner Bros. Television has decided not to renew Clayne Crawford's contract for Lethal Weapon".

Lethal Weapon has gone from being in serious jeopardy to scoring a surprise season three renewal thanks to a shrewd re-casting.

Prior to being fired, Crawford issued an apology and offered his side of the story, claiming he was reprimanded because he "reacted with anger to working conditions that did not feel safe", and revealed he was forced to undergo "studio-appointed therapy". The situation escalated to a point where Fox and Warner Bros.

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Seann William Scott was ultimately selected after approaching other actors for the role. With Scott replacing Crawford, the show won't have to figure out whether Lethal Weapon could continue without a Riggs, and will give it a go with Scott being a maniac with a badge. The series stars Damon Wayans, Keesha Sharp, Kevin Rahm, Jordana Brewster, Johnathan Fernandez, Dante Brown, Chandler Kinney and Michelle Mitchenor.

The is the first series regular role for Scott, who first broke out as part of the American Pie franchise but who has shown considerable range through films like Role Models, The Rundown, and Goon.

Stifler's about to get a "Lethal Weapon". The show has averaged 5.3 million viewers and a 1.3 in the adults 18-49 demo during its second season, numbers that rise to 8.6 million and 1.7 when Fox adds in its multi-platform viewing.

The following article contains spoilers for Lethal Weapon season two.

The action drama is executive produced by Matt Miller, Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz and McG.

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