Mel Gibson says he will direct new ‘Lethal Weapon’ sequel

According to The Sun, the star shared throughout a current Experience With… occasion in London that he will direct and star in “Lethal Weapon 5,” 23 years after the last follow up in the franchise.

“The man who directed all the ‘Lethal’ films, Richard Donner, he was a big guy,” the publication priced estimate Gibson as stating.

Gibson in 1987's "Lethal Weapon."

“He was developing the screenplay and he got pretty far along with it. And he said to me one day, ‘Listen kid, if I kick the bucket you will do it.’ And I said: ‘Shut up,'” Gibson stated. “But he did indeed pass away. But he did ask me to do it and at the time I didn’t say anything. He said it to his wife and to the studio and the producer. So I will be directing the fifth one.”

Danny Glover in "Lethal Weapon."

Gibson stemmed the function as policemans Martin Riggs in the 1987 movie in which he costarred with Danny Glover.

CNN has actually connected to associates for Gibson for extra remark.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.