‘Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F’ Trailer Has Eddie Murphy Turning Up The Heat One More Time

Eddie Murphy’s career has found a new lease on life in the world of streaming. Not only is he doing new things, like his first-ever holiday comedy with Candy Cane Lane, but returning to some of his most iconic roles for Coming 2 America, and now Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F. The latter sees him back on the beat as Axel Foley for Netflix,with a pair of new partners helping him crack a case.

Nearly 30 years after the last Beverly Hills Cop, Murphy stars once again as Axel Foley, who returns to Beverly Hills when his daughter, a criminal defense attorney played by Taylour Paige, has her life threatened.

Murphy is joined in the cast by other new additions to the franchise, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Kevin Bacon, while old favorites Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Paul Reiser, and Bronson Pinchot return.

The film is directed by Mark Molloy, with a script co-written by Gangster Squad writer Will Beall.

Here’s the synopsis: Detective Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) is back on the beat in Beverly Hills. After his daughter’s life is threatened, she (Taylour Paige) and Foley team up with a new partner (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and old pals Billy Rosewood (Judge Reinhold) and John Taggart (John Ashton) to turn up the heat and uncover a conspiracy.

Netflix has yet to set a date for Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F but expect it to arrive in 2024.

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