Chris Hemsworth has been offered a leading role in the Warner Bros. reboot of the Lethal Weapon franchise.
According to Tracking Board, the project is titled Lionhunters and falls between being a remake and a sequel to Lethal Weapon 4.
The storyline will supposedly revolve around the son of an older cop [rumored to be Mel Gibson’s character Riggs] and his desire to join the police force.
Justin Lin is said to direct the film, while Will Beall is to pen the script and original Lethel Weapon producer Joel Silver to produce again.
It is still unclear if original stars Gibson and Danny Glover will have any involvement in the new film.
Lethal Weapon debuted in cinemas in 1987 and spawned three sequels, the last of which was released in 1998. The series earned more than $950 million at the worldwide box office.