One of the most iconic and renewal-worthy films will get its fourth sequel! Yes, you read it right. ‘Beverly Hills Cop‘ will be back with its fourth installment on Netflix. Eddie Murphy, who plays Axel Foley, will be reuniting with a few of the members of the OG cast. The 1984 action comedy film gave wings to Eddie’s career. The film stars Brandon Jackson who plays Aaron Foley who escapes the legacy of his father in Detroit and comes on a mission to bust the rich people of the Beverly Hills.
It was one of the critically acclaimed films of the time. ‘Beverly Hills Cop‘ became the highest-grossing film of the year winning nominations at Golden Globes and Academy Award. Now, the Australian director Mark Molloy will helm the fourth installment. Let’s take a look at what the cast of the film has been up to!
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Eddie Murphy – Axel Foley
The star was a TV star gem working gigs at Saturday Night Live. He worked on successful projects like ‘Trading Places’ and ’48 Hours.’ The film boosted his career prospects. He played a detective from Detroit, Axel Foley. In the film, he investigates the murder of his friend Mikey Tandino. After the movie’s success, he was featured in many comedies including ‘Bowfinger’, ‘Norbit’ and ‘Dreamgirls.’ He also took the role of a voice-over artist for the Donkey in ‘Shrek’ franchise. In the recent past, he renewed Prince Akeem for ‘Coming To America 2.’
Judge Reinhold – Billy Rosewood
The actor rose to fame with ‘Beverly Hills Cop‘. Before the film, he worked in films like ‘Fast Time at Ridgemont High’ and ‘Stripes,’ etc., After the fame he earned, the actor starred in the Santa Claus sequels as Dr. Neil Miller. He also bagged TV roles like ‘Into The West’ and ‘The Detour.’ Reinhold also featured in the sequels of the ‘Beverly Hills Cop‘ franchise. His recent work includes Coach Don Meyer in ‘My Many Sons.’
Lisa Eilbacher – Jenny Summers
The ‘Live Wire’ actress plays an important supporting character in the film. Her character’s name is Jenny Summers, an art director who helps Axel in investigating the murder. The actress has been active since the 1960s appearing in many series. Through the 1980s, Lisa did notable projects like ‘The Amazing Spider Man,’ ‘Bonanza Shazam’ and ‘An Officer and a Gentleman.’ After the film, she went to continue working for TV in ‘Monte Carlo.’ She starred in films like ‘Leviathan,’ ‘Never Say Die.’ Lisa appeared last in the film ‘919 Fifth Avenue.’
Steven Berkoff – Victor Maitland
The actor played the villain in the film. He played the deadly drug dealer Victor Maitland. Before the film became successful, Steven featured in films like ‘Barry Lyndon’ and ‘A Clockwork Orange,’ etc. Berkoff was the quintessential bad guy of the 60s. He was a part of the sequel ‘Rambo: First Blood.’ He is also a playwright and a director in theater. Most recently, he is referred for his role of King Olaf in ‘Vikings.’
John Ashton – Sergeant John Taggart
It was a common trope in crime films to have a buddy to the cop. John Ashton played the buddy to Judge Reinhold. ‘Beverly Hills Cop‘ was not the only role he did! In the 1970s, Ashton was a part of several cop TV shows. It includes ‘Police Story,’ ‘Columbo,’ ‘Kojak,’ and more. He reprised his role as John Taggart in the sequel of the film. His recent roles include ‘Uncle John,’ ‘Once Upon a River’ and ‘My Little Baby.’