Danny Glover confirms that conversations took place about Lethal Weapon 5 at the start of the year, and he’s interested in the project.
A project that’s been rumoured to be happened for a good 20 years on and off now is a fifth and final Lethal Weapon film. Earlier this year, the story came back to life when producer Dan Lin suggested that he was now moving the project forward, and now Danny Glover has confirmed that conversations about the film were taking place at the start of the year.
In a chat with Variety, Glover said of the film that “there has been a conversation about that in January. I don’t want to give away the plot on the script that I read, but I found the plot had very strong relevance to some of things that are happening today. I can say that. But that was in January. History changes so fast”.
He added that “there is something of a plan” and that he liked the idea that was put forward.
“It would be interesting to see how we take this within the political framework we are in; the economic framework that we are in. And especially that framework as opposed to the communities that have been affected by the kind of police violence, the kind of police standards, and the power that they exert as well. And what would be interesting from that vantage point is what that attempt could be like at this particular moment. And maybe it will attempt to confront the issue head on, within whatever script comes out”.
It’s well worth reading the full interview, where he discusses the Black Lives Matter movement and the press for change, here.
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