Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Lethal Weapon Renewed For a 3rd Season; Seann William Scott Replaces Clayne Crawford + Gotham Still To Be Decided





Lethal Weapon yesterday scored a dramatic, eleventh-hour Season 3 renewal by Fox with Seann William Scott replacing original co-lead Clayne Crawford.

According to Deadline, no episode count was announced but I hear that, despite the fact that Lethal Weapon‘s third season is premiering in the fall, its order is for 13 episodes, not the standard full-season 22.



“LETHAL WEAPON” RENEWED FOR A THIRD SEASON ON FOX

Seann William Scott Joins Cast in a Starring Role

FOX has ordered a third season of the hit action drama LETHAL WEAPON, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.

In Season Three, series star Damon Wayans will be joined by Seann William Scott (the “American Pie” franchise”), who will play a new character who folds into a partnership with Murtaugh (Wayans). This marks Scott’s first network series regular role.

“Seann is a fantastic addition to this already amazing cast,” said Thorn. “LETHAL WEAPON is packed with action, drama and pure fun and we can’t wait to see Damon and Seann together on screen. Matt Miller, his incredible team and everyone at Warner Bros. have been tremendous partners, and we’re thrilled to bring this show back for another season.”

LETHAL WEAPON averages a 1.7/7 L7 and a Multi-Platform Audience of 8.6 million viewers.

Combining action, drama and humor, LETHAL WEAPON is based on the hit movie franchise. The series stars Damon Wayans, Keesha Sharp, Kevin Rahm, Jordana Brewster, Johnathan Fernandez, Dante Brown, Chandler Kinney and Michelle Mitchenor.

Seann William Scott is best known for his lead role in the “American Pie” movie franchise, and has starred in countless major comedy films, such as “Road Trip,” “Role Models,” “The Dukes of Hazzard,” “The Rundown” and “Dude, Where’s My Car?” He also starred in “Goon 2: Last of the Enforcers” and “Just Before I Go.”

LETHAL WEAPON is a production of Warner Bros. Television in association with Lin Pictures and Good Session Productions. Matt Miller, Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz and McG
serve as executive producers.



Still remaining on the bubble is Warners' Batman prequel Gotham, which sources say could return for an abbreviated 13-episode run in order to reach the 100-episode threshold needed for syndication.