FOX has renewed Lethal Weapon for Season 3, with American Pie alum Seann William Scott replacing original co-lead Clayne Crawford, who was fired from the series for on-set behavior.
Said Fox Entertainment president Michael Thorn of the recasting and renewal:
“Seann is a fantastic addition to this already amazing cast. 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.”
Full press announcement:
“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. The pilot was written by Miller and directed by McG.
Lethal Weapon Season 3 is slated to premiere fall 2018.
FOX has not announced Lethal Weapon Season 3 as the last in the show’s run, leaving the door open for a potential Season 4.
With Season 3 renewed, stay tuned as we now track the renew/cancel status of Lethal Weapon Season 4…