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The 34-year-old comedian and former New Girl star made a joke about race on Twitter Tuesday that appeared to inspire the ire of many of his followers, who criticized him for allegedly lacking of patriotism (among other things).
“Happy white people proud of their racist ancestors day,” Wayans wrote in a tweet that has received more than 1,600 comments.
Happy white people proud of their racist ancestors day
— Damon Wayans Yunior? (@wayansjr) July 4, 2017
“When I think of all the men and women who have died for our independence,
In anticipation of tonight's farewell, we had the opportunity to talk with Matt Miller, the creative genius responsible for bringing this amazing show to our television screens.
In addition to being the creator. writer, and executive producer of Lethal Weapon, Miller is the co-creator of the new comedy series Trial & Error which can be seen on NBC.
He was also an executive producer on Chuck, the creator and showrunner of Forever, and showrunner for 666 Park Avenue.
He discussed his favorite aspects of Lethal Weapon, what surprises are in store for tonight's season finale and what we can expect in season two...
Why did you want to bring Lethal Weapon to the small screen and what was the greatest challenge you faced?
Matt Miller: The reason I wanted to bring it to the small screen - look, I loved the movies
Yep. It's time for Riggs and Murtaugh to meet Leo Getz.
Thomas Lennon of The Odd Couple and Reno 911 fame takes on the role that was popularized by Joe Pesci in the films.
But don't expect to see a copycat. Lennon will be bringing a fresh take Getz, and if you've seen any of his previous work, you know it's going to be hilarious.
We had a chance to chat with Lennon about Leo Getz, how he prepared for the role and what it was like working on Lethal Weapon.
TV Fanatic: You're playing one of the most memorable characters in the Lethal Weapon film franchise, how excited were you to take on the character of Leo Getz and how did it all come about?
At the Television Critics Association summer press tour, showrunner Matt Miller recalled sitting down with Richard Donner, who directed the four “Lethal Weapon” films, to get his blessing on the project. After hearing the pitch, Donner approved of the idea, Miller said, but warned, “If you don’t have the guys, you’re screwed.” That was a lesson the producers took to heart. “Two guys played these roles really, really famously. Finding actors who not only have chemistry but can make you forget about those guys was really a challenge,” Miller
Fox’s upcoming Lethal Weapon series, based on the ’80s movie franchise of the same name, stars Clayne Crawford (Rectify) as Martin Riggs and Damon Wayans (My Wife and Kids) as Roger Murtaugh. The drama, which follows an unconventional cop with a death wish (Riggs) after he is partnered with a high-strung, traditional detective and family man (Murtaugh), is set to premiere Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 8/7c.
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Crawford recently talked to TVLine about what fans can expect from the new show (and what The
The pilot will be based on the Lethal Weapon movie series, which starred Mel Gibson as the maverick Martin Riggs and Danny Glover as his rule-abiding partner, Roger Murtaugh. The hour-long series is expected to follow the same general plot as the movies, but there will be a few differences with the main characters. Here's the official description of the pilot below.
"When Texas cop and former Navy Seal Martin
The film is set to debut later this month at the SXSW Film Festival, but ETonline has snagged an exclusive sneak peek! In the clip above, John (Greenfield) gets awkward-sexy with the titular Doris (Field).
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Michael Showalter (Wet Hot American Summer, They Came Together) co-wrote and directed the dramedy, which features an impressive ensemble of small screen stars. Among them: Beth Behrs, Natasha Lyonne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Peter Gallagher, Tyne Daly and Saturday Night Live's Kyle Mooney.
Hello, My Name is Doris follows Field's character as she seeks out a new purpose in life following the death of her mother. She develops a serious crush on her 30-years-younger co-worker John and suddenly finds herself immersed in the New York City hipster scene. Bleachers frontman and fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff also makes his acting debut as a rocker
I’m so grateful to have had the opportunity to come back to New Girl in Season 3 to reprise the role of Coach, Working with this incredibly talented and funny cast and crew has been one of the best experiences of my career
We will miss him, as he did add a whole lot to the show. However, we are sure that Damon will find another show to bring a lot of humor to.
The third installment of back-to-back episodes on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” sent two athletic contestants packing.
Continuing the 14th overall season of the series — and 7th under the “Celebrity” banner — the men and women were tasked with creating a four-page health/fitness spread for Cosmopolitan magazine. Judges graded the teams on originality, creativity and overall presentation.
See video: Donald Trump Justifies ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Firings on ‘Late Show’
“Assigning this particular crew to do an
From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind “Frozen” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” comes “Big Hero 6,” an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit), a plus-sized inflatable robot, and prodigy Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter). When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago (voice of Jamie Chung), neatnik Wasabi (voice of Damon Wayans Jr.
The film follows a pair of hapless friends in Los Angeles, who masquerade as police officers to reap the benefits and prestige of wearing the badge. We were lucky enough to chat with Nina about a variety of things including her role in the film, working with awesomely funny people, Twitter, and buddy cop movies (her answer may surprise you).
So I mentioned on Twitter that I’d be talking to you and I got a slew of responses from your 4 million followers that were like,
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