Seann William Scott To Replace Clayne Crawford in 'Lethal Weapon' TV Series

Seann William Scott

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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". Riggs was a dream role and the experience will live with me forever. Crawford addressed the complaints in a lengthy Tweet, but Fox and Warner Bros TV were already on the hunt for a replacement.

The following article contains spoilers for Lethal Weapon season two.

It will be the first network series role for Scott.

Taking to Instagram in the wake of the news the third series would be going ahead without him, Clayne wrote: 'To my cast and crew - CONGRATULATIONS on season 3!

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Fox has chose to bring back Lethal Weapon, but not its star. A studio source tells TVLine that the decision to fire Crawford was not made lightly, but was nonetheless necessary due to the actor's pattern of abusive behavior on he Lethal set. Word broke last week that Crawford had officially been fired. Indeed, FOX announced today that Lethal Weapon Season 3 is happening, but Crawford will no longer be part of the show. Crawford's behavior has led to other actors feeling uncomfortable with him continuing in the role.

The good news first is that Lethal Weapon is definitely coming back for a third season. The series, based on the hit feature films starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, stars Keesha Sharp, Kevin Rahm, Jordana Brewster, Johnathan Fernandez, Dante Brown, Chandler Kinney, and Michelle Mitchenor. One of the outbursts was rumored to have been between him and Damon Wayans, who plays co-lead Roger Murtaugh.

In Lethal Weapon's season finale, Crawford's Riggs was shot (presumably, now, to death) in the episode's final seconds.

Days after multiple outlets, including THR, reported that Crawford had been fired from the series, the actor posted multiple messages on his verified social media accounts indicating that he had yet to be informed of his future on Lethal Weapon. Zero communication with Fox or Warner Bros.

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