80s cult classic movie, Beverly Hills Cop, may be coming to the small screen, thanks to Eddie Murphy.
The Shield creator Shawn Ryan is also on the project, who is reported to be meeting with ABC and FOX about the upcoming show. He is on-board to help write the Beverly HIlls Cop show and execute produce, along with Eddie.
The proposed series has a similar fish-out-of-water setup and centers on Foley’s son who moves to Beverly Hills to escape the shadow of his legendary dad. Murphy is set to reprise his role as Axel in occasional recurring guest appearances. ABC and Fox heard the pitch today, with NBC and CBS slated to take the meeting with Murphy and Ryan tomorrow. All four networks are expected to make a play for the project, described as a light procedural. Meanwhile, the long-gestating Beverly Hills Cop 4 movie, which would’ve reunited all the original auspices, plus director Brett Ratner, never got off the ground.
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