Beverly Hills Police – Image: Paramount Pictures

Axel Foley, one of the most iconic characters in Eddie Murphy’s career, will make a triumphant return in the next beverly hills cop 4, which is confirmed to be called Beverly Hills Police: Axel Foley. The film is currently in post-production and is not expected to hit Netflix until 2024.

beverly hills cop 4 is an upcoming Netflix Original comedy film and the fourth installment of the beverly hills police franchise. Netflix was first announced to receive the film in november 2019.

After years of delays, rewrites, and moving to a different studio in 2019, the long-awaited sequel was confirmed to be distributed exclusively by Netflix.

Its last big delay was in 2015 when Paramount pulled the film from its supposed 2016 release.

Jerry Bruckheimer Films is the studio behind Beverly Hills Cops 4 production, directed by Australian director Mark Molloy (known for Apple at Work – The Underdogs). That is after Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah left the project in April 2022.

jerry bruckheimer, melissa rodriguezY eddy murphy are the producers of the film, while Josh Appelbaum, Andre NemecY will beall serve as writers.

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Image: Paramount Pictures


What is the plot of beverly hills cop 4?

We now have an updated idea of ​​what to expect from the fourth beverly hills police film, tentatively titled Beverly Hills Police: Axel Foley.

As you know, almost 30 years have passed since the release of beverly hills cop 3 and you would have thought that now we have a retired Axel Foley returning to the Los Angeles Police Department.

This is what we know so far:

“Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills once again after receiving a phone call from an old friend warning him that his 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 that spans deadly cartels, including 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 reprise his iconic role as Axel Foley.

Recent years have seen a revival of Murphy’s career, he was excellent in his comeback performance Dolemite is my name. Not to mention the incredibly successful Coming soon 2 America (2021) on Amazon Prime, which was viewed for 1.4 billion minutes in its opening week.

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Eddie Murphy in Dolemite Is My Name (left) and Coming 2 America (right)

August 29th, Deadline Revealed Two New Cast Members for the fourth installment and confirmed the film’s title as per our earlier report.

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (project power, The trial of the Chicago 7)
  • paige taylor (Zola, sharp stick)

speaking to VarietyGordon-Levitt said that fans of the original films will not be disappointed and praised Eddie Murphy, saying:

“There is a reason that Eddie Murphy is Eddie Murphy, and that will be very clear to anyone who sees this movie. Going to work at ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ is not like working. You think my life is a dream. I’m riding in a helicopter with Eddie Murphy, and we make each other laugh.»

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Pictured: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Taylor Paige – Cr. fake images

Following rumors that John Ashton and Judge Reinhold will return for beverly hills cop 4. We received official confirmation on September 21 that this was the case, along with the news that other past faces will be appearing as well!

  • Judge Reinhold Will Play Detective Billy Rosewood Again
  • john ahston will play Sergeant Taggart again
  • Paul Reiser jeffrey will play again
  • Bronson’s Skewers I will play again serge
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Returning Cast Members for Beverly Hills Cop 4

At the end of September 2022, it was announced that Kevin Bacon (Footloose, mystic river) will appear in the new series.

Rounding out the cast includes:

  • james preston rogers (Outsider) as Kurtz
  • Damian Diaz (no shame) as Sam Enriquez
  • Jose Aviel (brooklyn nine nine) as Silva
  • michael camp (IP magnum) as attached maples
  • Chantal Nchako (the crazy whale)

What is the production status of beverly hills cop 4?

The film took a while to start production, but it went into pre-production in February 2022.

According to Variety Insight, as of early 2022, the new movie was scheduled to film in Detroit, Michigan and Los Angeles, California. ProductionWeekly notes that some of the filming will take place in San Bernardino and Los Angeles, California.

It was confirmed in early 2022 that production was likely to start in 2022 given that the California Film Commission awarded Netflix a whopping $15,759,000 in tax credits for the film.

Since pre-production was announced, Mark Molly replaced Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah as directors for the film.

New updates suggest that filming in Beverly Hills Police: Axel F. it is due to start on August 29, 2022. Filming is due to wrap up by the end of October 2022 (October 31).

Here you can see some of the shots of the film:

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LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 11: Taylour Paige, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Eddie Murphy film “Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley” on October 11, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bellocqimages/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

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LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 11: Taylour Paige and Eddie Murphy are seen filming “Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley” on October 11, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bellocqimages/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

On September 24, they filmed a dangerous helicopter landing scene in front of the Beverly Hills Police Department.


When Beverly Hills Cop 4: Axel Foley release on Netflix?

No release date for Beverly Hills Police: Axel Foley has been established by Netflix. Given the production schedule, we predicted that it could have crept into the 2023 release schedule, but according to a report by The AnklerIt won’t be released until 2024.


Eddie Murphy fans will also want to keep an eye out for upcoming Netflix releases. Your people film to be released in 2022, which will have Murphy in a lead role.

It’s also worth noting that Variety stated at the time of the original fourth movie announcement that the deal also means Netflix would produce an additional sequel if this entry does well.

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