Funnyman Eddie Murphy is set to step into his Axel Foley persona for a new edition of the once popular Beverly Hills Cop franchise, says Variety.
Yes, Paramount is getting ready to make a fourth installment of their coveted action-comedy series with Murphy attached to star and Rush Hour director Brett Ratner in negotiations to direct.
Paramount hopes to have the film in production next year and in theaters in the summer of 2010.
The first three Beverly Hills Cop juggernauts grossed $712.9m worldwide.
No word on whether Bronson Pinchot will return as delightfully gay art gallery liaison Serge…but one can only hope…