This is another uplifting news bit for Detroit!
Beverly Hills Cop Sequel Being Shot In Detroit; Eddie Murphy Will Star
DETROIT (CBS Detroit/AP) – Eddie Murphy is returning to his role as Axel Foley in a new installment of the Beverly Hills Cop movie series, with shooting taking place in Detroit and environs and release expected in March 2016.
The Michigan Film Office announced Thursday that Brett Ratner will direct and Jerry Bruckheimer will produce the film for Paramount Pictures.
“We are excited to welcome Axel Foley and the Beverly Hills Cop franchise back to Michigan,” said Margaret O’Riley, director of the Michigan Film Office. “This project will highlight locations throughout metro Detroit that speak to the city’s heritage while making significant investments in the community by hiring Michigan workers and local businesses.”