Gibson, Glover, and Donner Returning for LETHAL WEAPON 5?
News broke out over the weekend that actors Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, along with director Richard Donner, are discussing the possibility of making a fifth LETHAL WEAPON film with Warner Bros. Pictures.
Donner is said to return to helm the fifth installment with screenwriter Channing Gibson writing the script. There have been rumors surrounding a fifth film for years but now it it is believed Gibson, Glover, and Donner are all on board with this new film.
Richard Donner has directed all four films with actors Mel Gibson and Danny Glover along with new cast additions in each film which included actors Joe Pesci (“GOODFELLAS”), Rene Russo (“MAJOR LEAGUE”) and Chris Rock (“SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE”).
The first film opened in theaters in 1987 and was a smash hit for Warner Bros. which launched a franchise with three sequels.