Eddie Murphy’s long-mooted fourth Beverly Hills Cop film will bypass theaters, instead headed for Netflix in a deal with Paramount.
Beverly Hills Cop 4 has found a home with Netflix! Indeed, the decades-awaited fourth film in the franchise that upgraded Eddie Murphy to household name status finally appears to be getting out of its stay in developmental purgatory, ready to have streaming audiences burning doing the Neutron Dance.
Paramount Pictures, the property owner of the Beverly Hills Cop franchise, has made a one-time deal that will see Netflix produce the fourth film, which – once again starring Eddie Murphy – is to manifest as an exclusive feature on the streaming giant's platform, according to Deadline. Murphy is reportedly collaborating with producer Jerry Bruckheimer to procure scripts and a director.
The Netflix/Paramount Beverly Hills Cop deal is the kind of production and distribution strategy that’s becoming increasingly