30 January 2013 3:08 PM, PST | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Five CBS pilots now have casting directors attached, Backstage has confirmed.The high-profile pilot for “Beverly Hills Cop,” an hour-long comedic action drama that continues the Eddie Murphy film franchise on TV, will be cast by Wendy Weidman and Rebecca Mangieri of Creative Casting. The project from “The Shield” creator Shawn Ryan stars Brandon T. Jackson as police officer Aaron Foley, the son of Murphy’s iconic character Axel Foley. Murphy is expected to make a cameo in the pilot to help launch the potential series. The shoot date and location are still to be determined, but the casting directors are based in L.A.Casting is also underway on four CBS comedy pilots. The first is “The McCarthys,” a single-camera comedy about a loud, tight-knit, sports-crazed Boston family, written by former Backstage “Comic to Watch” Brian Gallivan. Los Angeles-based casting directors Tim Payne and Lisa Ystrom, who also cast »

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