“New accomplice, nonetheless deadly.”
“Deadly Weapon” debuted their first promo for season three on Thursday, giving followers their first take a look at Seann William Scott within the collection following star Clayne Crawford’s exit earlier this yr. Crawford, who performed Martin Riggs on the present, was fired in Could after it was revealed that he was reprimanded twice for his on-set conduct.
Scott joins the Fox present as Wesley Cole, the brand new accomplice to Damon Wayans’ straight-laced Roger Murtaugh, and undoubtedly proves he is prepared for motion within the promo. Glimpses of a number of combat scenes are proven within the clip, in addition to somewhat of Scott and Wayans’ chemistry, as they banter whereas balancing on high of a transferring truck by way of Los Angeles.
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Issues undoubtedly appear to be going easily for Wayans and his new co-star, after the 57-year-old actor known as out Crawford for his actions on set final spring. In since-deleted tweets, Wayans alleged that Crawford was answerable for a bloody on-set damage he suffered throughout an episode Crawford directed. He additionally alleged that Crawford hit one other actor within the mouth with a bottle.
Neither Crawford nor Fox responded to ET’s requests for remark.
In a press release earlier than Crawford was formally fired, the 40-year-old actor addressed two particular on-set incidents for which he was reprimanded, together with the alleged incident with Wayans — although he did not title the actor on the time.
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“The second reprimand got here throughout an episode I used to be directing,” he stated. “An actor on set felt unsafe as a result of a chunk of shrapnel from an impact hit him. It was an unlucky occasion that occurred regardless of all security precautions and procedures being adopted. I take accountability for the incident as a result of I used to be answerable for the set.”
“I’m extremely sorry if my ardour for doing good work has ever made anybody really feel lower than snug on our set, or really feel lower than celebrated for his or her efforts,” Crawford added. ” … I take nice delight in treating everybody in life with dignity and kindness.”
“Deadly Weapon” returns Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Fox.
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