See Eddie Murphy back as Axl Foley in Beverly Hills Cop 4

by Britta DeVore | published

While it’s been almost 30 years since we saw Eddie Murphy tossing on a Detroit Lions jacket and stepping back into the role of his Beverly Hills Cop character, Axl Foley, the actor is officially back in business. Since we got the production start date a month back, we are waiting for some first look from the sets Beverly Hills Cop 4, which is ready for Netflix, and with today’s photos, we have exactly that. The image, which you can see above, shows Axel Foley of Murphy not only with his recognizable jacket on, but behind the wheel of a police car.

While we can’t tell you what the plot of the filming feature is now, we can tell that several other members of the Beverly Hills cop family will return to the fold and head to the sunny, palm-tree streets of California. Along with Eddie Murphy, fans can expect to see Judge Reinhold’s Detective William “Billy” Rosewood, John Ashton’s Sergeant John Taggart, and Paul Reiser’s Detective Jeffrey Friedman rain the law on their deeds. Making an ensemble with Murphy and the rest of the gang in Beverly Hills and spotting Taylor Paige (toxic avenger) and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (looper,

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Lisa Eilbacher, Judge Reinhold, and Eddie Murphy in Beverly Hills Cope (1984)

While he was already a well-known name in the stand up community, he was also a beloved cast member of saturday night live, the first installment of the Beverly Hills Cop franchise (which came out in 1984), undoubtedly propelled Eddie Murphy’s career to new heights. The film saw Murphy’s Foley travel from his home in Detroit to Beverly Hills in hopes of solving a crime. A detective with a penchant for and a reputation for doing things his own way, comedic hijinks came quickly to Foley and his associates.

one night hit, Beverly Hills Cope would soon earn itself the title of highest-grossing film of the year, and end up par with the likes of the Exorcist And Saint For the highest-grossing R-rated specialty of all time. The film was a critical sensation, receiving nominations at both an Oscar and a Golden Globe, with Eddie Murphy later nominated for Best Motion Picture Actor in a Comedy or Musical. With so much success on its hands, it’s no shock why the people who supported the feature immediately went on to put the sequel into production.

based on box office mojonumber of, Beverly Hills Cop II was featured as the same cast and was another box office sensation, earning another round of Oscars and Golden Globes. The second feature came out in 1987 with the third and so far, the final installment hitting screens in 1994. While Eddie Murphy and Judge Reinhold would both appear in the feature, John Ashton and Paul Reiser did not return, leading many to believe that the film did not have as much excitement as the previous two films.

Now, many Eddie Murphy-led films are getting reboots and reimaginings 2 Coming to AmericaWell, it seems like the time is right to strike at the fourth establishment in the Beverly Hills Cop franchise. With the first batch of photos released, it’s only a matter of time until we see Axl Foley and the rest of the familiar and new faces on set. Beverly Hills Cop 4,


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