A couple of months ago we reported the news that actor Brandon T. Jackson (of Lottery Ticket and Big Momma’s House 3) had landed the pivotal role of playing the son of Axel Foley in the new Beverly Hills Cop television series for CBS!
We just discovered that the new series is shooting their pilot episode next week!
The franchise that was very popular and yielded three features starring comedian Eddie Murphy in 1984, ’87 and 1994, is gearing up for Murphy to also reprise his role as Alex Foley in the new series. The new series will revolve around Axel Foley’s son who is trying to escape the shadow of his father who is now Chief Of Police in Detroit.
The show will be broadcast on CBS and will be an adaptation from Shawn Ryan, and will also star David Denman, Presciliana Esparolini, Christine Lahti. and Sheila Vand just to name a few.
Ryan and Murphy are exec producers with Marney Hochman of Ryan’s Sony-based Midd Kid Productions.