Wide variety announces that "Netflix has nabbed the legal rights to make a sequel to Beverly Hills Cop, " which will see Murphy "reprise his objective as Axel Foley, a avenue-wise Detroit cop who finds himself transplanted to the tony streets of Beverly Hills".
The project will involve Eddie Murphy and Jerry Bruckheimer, who served as lead actor and producer on the first two films, respectively (Murphy reprised his role as Foley in the franchise's third installment but Bruckheimer didn't participate).
Paramount previously had plans for Beverly Hills Cop 4 once upon a time, but those were eventually shelved. Starring Eddie Murphy as the enduring Axel Foley, the veteran comic can be returning to lively obligation for Beverly Hills Cop four.
This new Beverly Hills Cop deal is another big get for the film's star Eddie Murphy. That's over 25 years of Axel Foley's occupation we've missed.
The deal also reportedly includes an option for Netflix to create a fifth movie.
Paramount has attempted numerous iterations of Beverly Hills Cop over the past few years, including an attempted TV series that Murphy was going to star in, but which never quite made it to the start line.
Murphy has been receiving Oscar buzz for his work as comedy icon Rudy Ray Moore, also known as Dolemite.
Dolemite Is My Name played in theaters for a short while before arriving on Netflix on October 24 as part of their new strategy with theatrical releases.
Foley was as soon as under no circumstances much of a paper pusher but would possibly well well circumstance bear viewed the detective pushed up the ranks incomes a glorious deal of promotions, forcing him on the support of a desk, but itching to safe support out on the streets?
Paige Butcher and Eddie Murphy attend the LA premiere of Netflix's "Dolemite Is My Name" at Regency Village Theatre on September 28, 2019 in Westwood, California. "Beverly Hills Cop 2" grossed over $153 million domestically and almost $300 million worldwide. Coming 2 America is a little further along; it's already filming and has a release date of December 18, 2020.
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