'Lethal Weapon' Remake: Mel Gibson Hints Original 'Buddy Cop' Film Could Get A Reboot

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Mel Gibson has ruled out starring in another Lethal Weapon movie, and predicted the original films will be remade instead.

The Hollywood actor teamed up with Danny Glover for the groundbreaking 1987 'buddy cop' movie, and they went on to shoot three sequels which were all box office hits.

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Gibson has scuppered fans' hopes for a fifth movie in the franchise by insisting he will not reprise his role as unhinged cop Martin Riggs, and he is adamant producers will simply reboot the series instead.

Asked by editors at movie news website ComingSoon.net if he would film another Lethal Weapon sequel, Gibson says, "No, I think the way things are going with Total Recall, they'll just remake those somehow. Though it's really tough to replace Danny. He was so amazing in those things. It was a good gig for us. It worked. But we knew it would."

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