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Clayne Crawford Wishes 'Lethal Weapon' Well After Renewal

Clayne Crawford Wishes 'Lethal Weapon' Well After Renewal

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

The recasting caps a tumultuous two weeks for Fox's sophomore drama that began with an explosive Deadline report that detailed Crawford's alleged bad behavior on the show's set.

"To my cast and crew - CONGRATULATIONS on season 3!"

"To the Fans - Thank you for the overwhelming support and love", it continues. The third season will get underway later this year. After clashes on set between star Clayne Crawford and Wayans, Crawford was sacked - and the show was in jeopardy. Crawford addressed the complaints in a lengthy Tweet, but Fox and Warner Bros TV were already on the hunt for a replacement.

And then last week, TVLine broke the news that Warner Bros and Fox had made a decision to part ways with Crawford, and were actively searching for an actor to replace him.




Even though ITV has yet to broadcast the season two finale, the internet is full of spoilers, and if you wish to remain spoiler free, this is your last chance to stop reading.

"We. Are. Back. #LethalWeapon has been renewed for Season 3 and we're SO EXCITED to welcome Seann William Scott to our Lethal family!" the show's Twitter account said. The news is now in from Fox and there's good and bad news for fans of the show. While not going into exact details, we're told that in each instance there were disciplinary actions taken by the studio and the behavior continued.

Lethal Weapon is the second show to be renewed this weekend; Fox had canceled the Andy Samberg comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, though NBC saved the show Saturday as part of their midseason 2019 plans.

Sources tell THR that Warners opted to fire Crawford after he was disciplined each time for his poor behavior. Lethal Weapon is a strong performer domestically and internationally - the film franchise is a global smash having grossed hundreds of millions of dollars - and the network was willing to work with the studio to find a way to move forward. He concluded by issuing an apology to "all the crew and cast for any negative attention Lethal Weapon is receiving because of these incidents".

Clayne Crawford has been replaced in the TV series Lethal Weapon.

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