Beverly Hills Cop 4: Yes you heard that right! Beverly Hills Cop 4 is actually happening. Here’s everything that we know about the sequel’s development status, potential release date, story details and everything else.
There has been continued interest in continuing the Beverly Hills Cop Franchise who is dating back to the mid-’90s and now it seems like Beverly Hills Cop 4 is closer than ever to being made. the producers Eddie Murphy and Jerry Bruckheimer have been on and off the project over the years due to issues like script problems, director switches, and the uncertainty as to whether to make the fourth series a televisions show or a web series. But now the directing due Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah have confirmed to be directing the movie which has found a home at Netflix and is Beverly Hills Cop 4 is now reported to begin filming very soon.
The producer Eddie Murphy has been living through a career refresher as of late. Ever since the critically panned A thousand Words was released in 2012. it garnered a dismal of 0% on rotten tomatoes. And Murphy was also starred in just three movies. One of which was the acclaimed Dolemite is My name in 2019. He also starred in 2021’s Coming 2 America, which shows that Murphy is willing to bring back the franchises which made him a fortune in the ’80s.
So now as long as there are no scheduling conflicts amongst the makers regarding the time that El Arbi and Fallah can put their dedication into Batgirl and Beverly Hills Cop 4, there should be no delay in the series release.
What is the plot of Beverly Hills Cop 4?
We’ve now got an updated idea of what we can expect from the fourth Beverly Hills Cop movie, tentatively titled Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F.
As you know, it’s been nearly 30 years since the release of Beverly Hills Cop 3 and you would’ve thought we’ve now got a retired Axel Foley returning to the LAPD.
Here’s what we know so far:
“Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills once more after receiving a phone call from an old friend warning that his estranged daughter Jane might be in danger. Quickly making new enemies as he teams up with Jane and her ex, Detective Bobby Tapia, Axel finds himself caught up in a conspiracy stretching between deadly cartels, even the Beverly Hills Police.”
Who are the cast members of Beverly Hills Cop 4?
So far the only confirmed cast member of Beverly Hills Cop 4 is Eddie Murphy, who will be reprising his iconic role as Axel Foley.
The past few years have seen a revival of Murphy’s career, he was excellent in his comeback feature Dolemite Is My Name. Not to mention the incredibly successful Coming 2 Amercia (2021) on Amazon Prime, which was watched for 1.4 billion minutes in its opening week.
It is rumored that John Ashton and Judge Reinhold are rumored to return for Beverly Hills Cop 4.
What is the production status 4?
Beverly Hills Cop 4 is coming to Netflix in 2023 pic.twitter.com/XS68Zz4KDt— Maureen Lang (@mauriezn) August 1, 2022
It’s taken a while for the movie to start production but the movie entered pre-production in February 2022.
According to Variety Insight in early 2022, the new movie was set to film in Detroit, Michigan, and Los Angeles, California. ProductionWeekly notes that some of the filmings will take place in San Bernardino and Los Angeles, California.
It was confirmed earlier in 2022 that production was likely to get underway in 2022 given that the California Film Commission granted Netflix a whopping $15,759,000 in tax credits for the movie.
Since pre-production was announced, Mark Molly replaced Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah as the movie’s director.
New updates suggest that filming on Beverly Hills Cop: Alex F. is due to get underway from August 29th, 2022.
Eddie Murphy fans will also want to keep a close eye on Netflix’s upcoming You People movie set to debut in 2022, which will have Murphy in a lead role.
It’s also worth noting that Variety stated at the time of the original announcement of the fourth movie that the deal also means that Netflix would produce an additional sequel should this entry do well.
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