'Lethal Weapon 5' Moves On Without Mel Gibson

'Lethal Weapon 5' Moves On Without Mel Gibson

The franchise is officially revived with secreenwriter Will Beall writing for new characters and new adventures.

Movie bosses are forging ahead with plans to reboot Mel Gibson's "Lethal Weapon" franchise with a new cast after the actor refused to take part. Gibson cemented his place in Hollywood with his role as a cop in the 1987 original, and he reprised the role for three sequels.

Rumors of a fifth movie in the series emerged in 2008, but director Richard Donner revealed Gibson had turned down the chance to star in another installment. A new report now suggests plans for "Lethal Weapon 5" are still going ahead, with movie executives hiring screenwriter and former Los Angeles police officer Will Beall to create the plot for a new cast.

Soon after the report came, a spokesperson from Warner Bros. confirmed the story to EW. "Sherlock Holmes" producer Joel Silver is behind the reboot, according to Deadline.com.

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    Nov 13, 2012

    If your going to make lethal weapon 5 without Mel Gibson or Danny Glover then you could have the child of Riggs and grandchild of Murtaugh are now grown up and are now on the police force continuing the chaos and mayhem living up to the reputation of the now decease sergeant Martin Riggs and sergeant Roger Murtaugh but that's if you can find actors as good as Mel Gibson and Danny Glover that can do the job as good as those two cause Gibson and Glover are two damn good actors

    Jul 09, 2012

    I love Mel Gibson in the Lethal Weapon movies. I remember watching the first 4 Lethal Weapon with my dad. I won't go see it without the original cast.

    Jan 04, 2012

    NO! This is a BAD idea. NO! It can not be done. Someone stop them please.

    Jan 24, 2011

    you do reamke lethal weapon i would like to see the cast dwayne johnson is part mel

    Jan 24, 2011

    i would like to see lethal weapon 5 with mel gibson please please no no no reboot or reamke

    Jan 21, 2011

    This is so fucking stupid. SO SO FUCKING STUPID.

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