Mel Gibson Teases Potential Lethal Weapon Sequel And Danny Glover’s Probably Saying “I’m Getting Too Old For This Shit”

For the past few months, rumors have been swirling around a fifth Lethal Weapon movie, but one of the franchise’s stars may have all but confirmed the potential follow-up.

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Mel Gibson, who famously played Martin Riggs, made a guest appearance on Good Morning America to promote his new comedy, Daddy’s Home 2. During the interview, he hinted at another sequel of the buddy-cop film, mentioning a recent conversation with his co-star Danny Glover and the film’s director Richard Donner.

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“I went to see Dan the other night, he was doing a theater production in L.A. I went to see him with Donner, the director of those old movies. So we got to talking,” Gibson told GMA. So, eh, maybe.”

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This summer, Gibson, Glover, and Rene Russo reunited for the original movie’s 30th anniversary. The stars fueled movie rumors when they told ABC News while there weren’t any plans for a fifth installment, they said they would be interested in reprising their roles.

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“You’d play off the fact that they’re not as limber as they used to be,” Gibson said.”And I think that would be fun.”

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Russo said, “That would be great. Could be a real comedy,” Russo added.

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Gibson and Glover had also recently reunited in public to honor Donnor at a career tribute at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in June. Gibson had saluted the renown director as a “f*cking genius.”

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The franchise first began in 1987, with their most recent installment appearing on the silver screen in 1998. Together the four films have pulled in $955.2 million worldwide, and was nominated for two Academy Awards. The series also spun-off a TV show in 2016, starring Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans.

Would you watch a fifth Lethal Weapons movie?

Emma C
Freelance Writer