Beverly Hills Cop 4 Set To Begin Production

While the television series follow-up is dead in the water, Paramount is moving forward on production of Beverly Hills Cop 4 according to Deadline.

Eddie Murphy is on board to reprise his role as Axel Foley while Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol screenwriters Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec are writing the first draft of the script.

Martin Brest directed the 1984 film that became a hit with audiences. The last film was released in 1994.

Shawn Ryan wrote the script for the pilot, executive produced by he and Murphy, that ultimately landed at CBS but failed to get picked up. Brandon T. Jackson would have starred as Axel’s son with Murphy making guest-starring appearances.

Ryan tweeted the following on July 19th:

 

 

Paramount Pictures has plans for a sequel to Top Gun, released in 1986 and starring Tom Cruise, but director Tony Scott’s death has that project in limbo for the time being.

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