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Lethal Weapon 5 Movie Watch – news and insider info on the Lethal Weapon 5 movie (TBA).

About the Lethal Weapon 5 movie.

The fifth entry of the classic action franchise has been in development for several years, with Richard Wenk (“The Equalizer”) writing the most recent draft of the script. Richard Donner, who directed and produced all four previous “Lethal Weapon” films, had been working to develop a fifth installment, but he died on July 5, 2021, at 91, putting the plans in limbo. In his stead, Mel Gibson will step into his shoes to direct what is likely the last in the series.

Lauren Schuler Donner will produce the film, alongside Rideback’s Dan Lin. Jonathan Eirich of Rideback and Derek Hoffman of The Donners’ Company will executive produce.

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Mel Gibson to direct Lethal Weapon 5. November 15, 2021

The fifth entry of the classic action franchise has been in development for several years, with Richard Wenk (“The Equalizer”) writing the most recent draft of the script. Richard Donner, who directed and produced all four previous “Lethal Weapon” films, had been working to develop a fifth installment, but he died on July 5, 2021, at 91, putting the plans in limbo. In his stead, Mel Gibson will step into his shoes to direct what is likely the last in the series.

Mel Gibson explained the change in directors to The Sun:

“Donner was developing the screenplay and he got pretty far along with it. And he said to me one day, ‘Listen, Kid, if I kick the bucket, you will do it.’ And I said, ‘Shut up.’ He did indeed pass away. But he did ask me to do it and, at the time, I didn’t say anything. He said it to his wife and to the studio and the producer. So, I will be directing the fifth one.”