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Ryan Phillippe's Broken Leg Cuts 'Shooter' Season 2 Short: 'Our Priority Is Ryan's Recovery'

by Alex Ungerman 10:26 AM PDT, July 27, 2017
Playing Ryan Phillippe's Broken Leg Cuts 'Shooter' Season 2 Short: 'Our Priority Is Ryan's Recovery'

Looks like you'll be getting a little less Shooter this season.

After Ryan Phillippe suffered a broken leg from a "freak accident" on a family outing earlier this month, Paramount TV announced that the second season of the 42-year-old actor's USA drama would be cut from 10 episodes to eight, Deadline reports.

"Our priority is Ryan’s recovery, and after conversations with our partners at USA and UCP we’ve decided that we will wrap S2 with episode 208," Paramount TV said in a statement to the outlet.

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After his accident on July 16, Phillippe sent out an update to fans on Twitter.

"Hey, guys. I didn't injure myself doing a stunt or anywhere near the set of Shooter" he wrote. "I was the victim of a freak accident during a family outing on Sunday. My leg is badly broken & required surgical attention, but I will make a full recovery, am in good hands."

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"Thank you for all the well wishes, support, & concern. also a special thanks to the paramedics & first responders who helped me at the scene & to the medical staff caring for me now," he added. "I will keep you updated on my progress"

Shooter's second season premiered last Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET on USA.

Watch the video below for what Phillippe told ET recently about his kids, Ava and Deacon.

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