With Wayans and Scott as new leading duo, Lethal Weapon has been renewed for a third season about 24 hours before Fox is slated to unveil its fall 2018 schedule to advertisers at its upfront presentation.
"Seann is a fantastic addition to this already unbelievable cast", said Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. Crawford was accused of behaving badly on the set and he admitted via Instagram to two issues.
Lethal Weapon was something of a bubble show for a renewal, averaging a 1.7 rating and a multi-platform audience of 8.6 million, but the series does well internationally.
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Seann William Scott (from the "American Pie" franchise) has joined the show in his first network series role as a new character who folds into a partnership with Murtaugh (Wayans).
"Warner Bros. Television has decided not to renew Clayne Crawford's contract for 'Lethal Weapon, '" WBTV said in a statement Sunday. It's not clear at this point which character he will play, but it does sound like it will be a new character who pairs up with Murtaugh.
"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 is based on the hit movie franchise, and stars Damon Wayans, Keesha Sharp, Kevin Rahm, Jordana Brewster, Johnathan Fernandez, Dante Brown, Chandler Kinney and Michelle Mitchenor. Outside of playing Steve Stifler in the American Pie franchise, the actor is also known for Goon and Goon: Last of the Enforcers, Just Before I Go, Cop Out, Movie 43, Role Models, Old School, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Dude, Where's My Car?, Final Destination, and the Ice Age films.
Last week it was revealed that Fox and producers Warner Bros. "Like" LETHAL WEAPON on Facebook at facebook.com/LethalWeaponFOX/. Television in association with Lin Pictures and Good Session Productions.