Fox has ordered a “Lethal Weapon” adaptation pilot from Warner Bros. Television, to be executive produced and directed by McG.
In addition to Warner Bros., Lin Pictures and Good Session Productions will also produce the one-hour drama. Matt Miller will executive produce and write the pilot. Dan Lin and Jennifer Gwartz will also exec produce.
Here’s the project’s synopsis: When Texas cop and former Navy SEAL Martin Riggs suffers the loss of his wife and baby, he moves to Los Angeles to start anew. There, he gets partnered with LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh, who, having recently suffered a “minor” heart attack, must avoid any stress in his life.
So, sounds kind of exactly like the movie. For fun, here’s the ’80s film’s synopsis, straight from IMDb: “A veteran cop, Murtaugh, is partnered with a young suicidal cop, Riggs. Both having one thing in
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