Mel Gibson wishes he wasn’t directing Lethal Weapon 5

Although Mel Gibson will make Lethal Weapon 5, he is very sorry that he will not direct the film Richard Donner (1930 – 2021).

very soon we can see Lethal Weapon 5a new installment of the police Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) and Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) They are two very different characters who have to learn to work together and over the years they have become inseparable, creating one of the most popular action sagas of recent decades. That is why they have released 4 adventures (1987, 1989, 1992, 1998), all of them directed by Richard Donner.

As the mythical realized passed away recently, it will be Mel Gibson who is in charge of Lethal Weapon 5as he has proven to be a great director in films like brave heart (nineteen ninety five), Passion of Christ (2004), Apocalypse (2006) and To a man (2016). In a recent interview, he has revealed that he does not like to be in charge of this fifth installment, but his friend asked him to. Richard Donner before passing away.

“Yes, I’m directing that. I really want to do it. I wish I wasn’t directing it. I wish Richard Donner was still here to do it, but he left us early, and he actually asked me, he said, Hey, kid, if I don’t make it, you’ll take the reins, huh? I told him to shut up. I think it’s an honor for me to be able to carry the flag for him. I called Danny, of course, and I said, Hey, man… Is it okay if I run this? He said yes, let’s go! I know Danny is going to do very well too. He’s like the show pony in this one.”

For now, we do not have details of the plot of Lethal Weapon 5But currently Mel Gibson He is 66 years old and Danny Glover 75 years old, so they should play two retired policemen who meddle in a case. Since age does not forgive anyone.

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