Dick Wolf Fires ‘Law & Order’ Spinoff Writer for Threatening to ‘Light Up’ Looters

Dick Wolf Fires ‘Law & Order’ Spinoff Writer for Threatening to ‘Light Up’ Looters
Dick Wolf, the creator and executive producer of NBC’s “Law & Order” franchise, has fired writer Craig Gore from scripting the upcoming spinoff series centered around Christopher Meloni’s “Law & Order: Svu” character Elliot Stabler. Gore posted photos to social media on June 1 that showed him holding a weapon and threatening looters in a comment that stated he would “light motherfuckers up who are trying to fuck with my property” (via Variety). Gore captioned the photo “Curfew…,” referencing the Los Angeles protests over the death of George Floyd.

In a statement to Variety, Wolf confirmed Gore had been let go from the “Law & Order” Elliot Stabler spinoff. The creator wrote: “I will not tolerate this conduct, especially during our hour of national grief. I am terminating Craig Gore immediately.”

Gore’s credits include the television series “S.W.A.T.” and “Chicago P.D,” which Dick Wolf also co-created. Christopher
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