Speaking to TVLine in the US, Dana said: 'Our partners at Warner Bros. came to us about three weeks ago to tell us that they could not deliver Lethal Weapon as we've known it, that there were some real challenges in the cast'. The third season was greenlit for a 13-episode run by Fox, and it remains to be seen if it'll be back for the spring season.
"I really don't know what they're planning, but that's what I'm planning", Wayans said. "I'm a 58-year-old diabetic and I'm working 16-hour days".
"You have to look yourself in the eye and ask, who are you?" Wayans replied - reference his character from the series, "I'm done". "Like Murtaugh said, 'I'm too old for this, '" he said, emphasizing again that he wasn't kidding.
Fox declined to comment.
Despite that, the series' future was still in doubt, but when Fox did choose to renew it for Season 3 it did so with Seann William Scott replacing Crawford. I'm from a big family, a loving family. I'm too exhausted or I can't because it conflicts with work... On Tuesday (10-02-18), yours tuly, Jill Munroe, was on the "Lethal Weapon" set to speak with actress Keesha Sharp (Trish Murtaugh) who is doing double duty in season 3 as a director as well. My grandkids. I've been missing recitals and graduations and to me, it's not worth it. The network will have just a couple of months to figure out how they want to handle the situation, unless they can somehow convince Damon Wayans to stay, who to return to the stage following his exit.
Lethal Weapon received a shake-up earlier this year when Clayne Crawford, who played Martin Riggs, was sacked due to friction with Wayans, as well as multiple cases of bad behavior on set.