Axel Foley, one of the most iconic characters in Eddie Murphy’s career, will make a triumphant return in the next beverly Hills Police 4, which is confirmed to be called Beverly Hills Police: Axel Foley. The movie is currently filming through the end of October 2022 and has two new cast members. Here’s everything we know so far.
beverly hills police 4 is an upcoming Netflix original comedy film and the fourth installment in the beverly hills police franchise. Netflix was first announced to receive the film in November 2019.
After years of delays, rewrites, and moves to different studios in 2019, the long-awaited sequel was confirmed to be exclusively distributed by Netflix.
Its last major 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 was after Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah left the project in April 2022.
jerry bruckheimer, melissa rodriguezY Eddie Murphy are the producers of the film, while Josh Appelbaum, Andre NemecY will beall serve as writers.
What is the plot of Beverly Hills Cop 4?
Now we have an updated idea of what we can 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 police 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 police 4?
So far, the only confirmed cast member of beverly hills police 4 is Eddie Murphy, who will reprise his iconic role as Axel Foley.
Recent years have seen a career resurgence for Murphy, he was excellent in his comeback role. Dolemite is my name. Not to mention the incredibly successful Coming soon 2 America (2021) on Amazon Prime, which was watched for 1.4 billion minutes in its first week.
On August 29, Deadline revealed two new cast members for the fourth installment and confirmed the film’s title based on our previous report.
- Joseph Gordon Levitt (project power, The trial of the Chicago 7)
- paige-taylor (Zola, sharp stick)
Following rumors that John Ashton and Judge Reinhold will return to beverly hills police 4. On September 21, it was officially confirmed that this was the case along with the news that other previous faces will appear!
- Judge Reinhold Will play detective Billy Rosewood again
- John Ahston will play Sergeant Taggart again
- Paul Reiser will play jeffrey again
- Bronson Pinchot I will play serge again
In late September 2022, it was announced that kevin bacon (Footloose, Mystic River) will appear in the new series.
Completing the cast includes:
- James Preston Rogers (Outsider) as Kurtz
- Damian Diaz (no shame) as Sam Enriquez
- Joseph Aviel (brooklyn nine nine) as Silva
- michael camp (magnum ip) as attached maples
- Chantal Nchako (the crazy whale)
What is the production status of beverly hills police 4?
The film took a while to start production, but went into pre-production in February 2022.
According to Variety Insight, in early 2022, the new movie was scheduled to shoot in Detroit, Michigan and Los Angeles, California. ProductionWeekly notes that some of the filming will take place in San Bernardino and Los Angeles, California.
In early 2022 it was confirmed that production was likely to begin 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 has replaced Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah as the film’s directors.
New updates suggest that filming in Beverly Hills Police: Alex F. is due to start on August 29, 2022. Filming is due to wrap up by the end of October 2022 (October 31).
You can see some of the shots from the film below:
On September 24, they filmed a dangerous helicopter landing scene in front of the Beverly Hills Police Department.
Fans of Eddie Murphy 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 leading role.
It’s also worth noting that Variety stated at the time of the fourth film’s original announcement that the deal also means Netflix would produce an additional sequel if this entry does well.
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