Axel Foley is Back!
Well surprise, surprise… after the success of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Paramount has realized that nostalgia equals big money and they are officially resurrecting another classic franchise from their vaults: Beverly Hills Cop! That’s right, Eddie Murphy is in talks to reprise his role as Axel Foley for the first time in 14 years. Brett Ratner is in negotations to direct. The movie will head into production in 2009, with an eye towards making it a tentpole release for summer 2010. [filmjunk]