‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Pilot: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold to Reunite

Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

By Tim Kenneally

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Billy Rosewood and Axel Foley will get together again.

Judge Reinhold, who played by-the-book law-enforcement officer William “Billy” Rosewood in the “Beverly Hills Cop” movie series, has signed on for a cameo in CBS’s “Beverly Hills Cop” pilot, an individual with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap.

Eddie Murphy, who’s serving as a producer, will also appear in the pilot, reprising his Axel Foley role.

CBS has not yet responded to TheWrap’s request for comment.

Further details on Reinhold’s role in the pilot or how he will fit into the plot were not available.

The “Beverly Hills Cop” pilot, which comes from “The Shield” creator Shawn Ryan, is a continuation of the movie franchise, centered around Foley’s police officer son, who takes down the criminal elements of the rich and famous in Beverly Hills.

Sony Television is producing the pilot, which will also star Brandon T. Jackson and Kevin Pollak.

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