A new TV show based on Eddie Murphy’s “Beverly Hills Cop” movies continues to roll forward with CBS casting the role of Aaron Foley, the son of Murphy’s Axel Foley.
Brandon T. Jackson has now been cast to play the role in the network’s pilot, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which centers on Foley’s son who is a cop working in Beverly Hills and trying to escape his father’s shadow. Murphy will appear in the pilot as well as various other episodes if the project goes to series.
Jackson had roles in movies such as “Tropic Thunder” “Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son” as well as the “Percy Jackson ” movies.
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