The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Fox, in partnership with Warner Bros, is developing a television series based on the popular movie franchise Lethal Weapon.
According to the trade:
“the TV version centers on a Texas cop and former Navy SEAL Martin Riggs (originally played by Gibson) who, following the loss of his wife and baby, moves to Los Angeles to start anew. There, he gets partnered with LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh (Glover), who, having recently suffered a “minor” heart attack, must avoid any stress in his life.”
The show will be written by Matt Miller (“Forever,” “Chuck”), who will executive produce via his Good Session production company. Lin Pictures’ Dan Lin (The LEGO Movie, Suicide Squad) and Jennifer Gwartz are exectuve producing.
The trade goes on to say that, although the original filmmakers will not be involved and won’t be credited on the drama, they have blessed the Lethal Weapon reboot.
More as it becomes available