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Damon Wayans to Star in Fox's 'Lethal Weapon' Pilot

Damon Wayans to Star in Fox's 'Lethal Weapon' Pilot

Damon Wayans will be starring in a new pilot for Fox based on the Lethal Weapon film franchise!

The 55-year-old actor will play Roger Murtaugh, played by Danny Glover in the original film.

Here is the series’ synopsis (via EW): “When Texas cop and former Navy SEAL Martin Riggs (not yet cast) 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 (Wayans), who, having recently suffered a ‘minor’ heart attack, must avoid any stress in his life.”

McG will director the pilot and Chuck‘s Matt Miller will be the showrunner.

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  • DeeDee00

    Damon Wayans name is in the article however, the picture is of his brother Keenan

  • FrenchGirl

    McG ? Wayans,go away !

  • FeeFiFoeFum

    That’s Damon Wayans. He gained some weight but that’s him. He and Keenan don’t even look alike. Sheesh.

  • marley

    this is the cosby defender, right?

    good job, Fox. way to add to an already painfully dwindling line up. awards season shows with each year how broadcast is dying and original streaming & cable are winning.

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