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Fox Places Series Orders for Six Shows — Including Two Based on Popular Movies

May 11, 2016  •  Post A Comment

Fox has officially ordered six new scripted series, including two dramas reimagining popular movies in “Lethal Weapon” and “The Exorcist.” The network also placed series orders for the dramas “A.P.B.” and “Pitch,” along with the comedies “Making History” and “The Mick,” TVbytheNumbers.com reports.

Fox previously ordered “Star” and “24: Legacy” for 2016-17.

“Set to be a TV series reimagining of the original film franchise, ‘Lethal Weapon’ stars Clayne Crawford as Martin Riggs, a former Navy SEAL, who after the loss of his wife and baby moves to Los Angeles looking for a new beginning,” the story reports. “There he is partnered with veteran officer Roger Murtaugh (Damon Wayans Sr.) as the new duo must work through a crime-ridden Los Angeles together.”

“The Exorcist” is a psychological thriller inspired by the 1973 movie, with Geena Davis set to star.

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