Sean William Scott To Replace Clayne Crawford After 'Lethal Weapon' Firing

Sean William Scott To Replace Clayne Crawford After 'Lethal Weapon' Firing

Fox announced Sunday it has renewed its action-drama Lethal Weapon for a third season, but without Clayne Crawford, who starred in the first two seasons. Lethal Weapon is packed with action, drama and pure fun and we can't wait to see Damon and Seann together on screen. Instead, Seann William Scott has been cast as "a new character who folds into a partnership with Murtaugh (Damon Wayans)", leaving this Lethal Weapon TV series without a Riggs.

Lethal Weapon is the Fox's No. 2 returning drama behind Empire.

"I have learned that Crawford has had a history of bad behavior on the show, and that he has been disciplined several times over complaints of emotional abuse and creating a hostile environment", Deadline reporter Nellie Andreeva wrote. After noticing that he had set his Twitter account to private, multiple Twitter users accused Wayans of being responsible for getting Crawford fired, despite their being no official reports confirming that.

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"Lethal Weapon" star Clayne Crawford is looking at some good news and some bad news right now. In light of all the turmoil, "the situation had escalated to a point where Warner Bros". For these fans, there simply is no show without Crawford to star as the loose cannon Martin Riggs - a character which was originated by Mel Gibson in the four-part film series of the '80s and '90s.

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"I absolutely love, respect and care for my crew and cast, and would never intentionally jeopardize so many jobs", Crawford wrote.

Besides "American Pie", Scott's credits include "Road Trip", "Role Models", "The Dukes of Hazzard", "The Rundown" and "Dude, Where's My Car?".

Fan reaction was varied with one saying they would stop watching if Clayne Crawford was sacked.

Lethal Weapon is a reliable performer for Fox but the show's future was cloudy due to some behind the scenes issues revolving around Crawford.