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The television pilot for the sort-of sequel to the Beverly Hills Cop film franchise has at last found a leading man to be overshadowed by Eddie Murphy’s legacy. Now, that might sound a little pessimistic in terms of my expectations of how well the potential series will perform, but it’s actually just part of the pilots pitch. The new Beverly Hills Cop features Axel Foley’s son doing the best he can to escape the enormous shadow cast by his police chief father. It’s a fitting premise for the kind of show this could be, so a fitting actor was required. And just who rose to the challenge of reinvigorating this long dead franchise? Brandon T. Jackson.

As reported by TVLine, Jackson – known for such films as Tropic Thunder and Percy Jackson & the Olympians – was cast in the role of Aaron Foley, a Detroit police officer who »

- Brody Gibson

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