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Eddie Murphy's 'Beverly Hills Cop' TV series gets thumbs down from CBS

Axel Foley, take a seat. Deadline.com reports that CBS has decided against airing the Beverly Hills Cop reboot, which was backed by Eddie Murphy.

Rumor has it that Murphy, who appears in a cameo in the pilot along with former co-star Judge Reinhold, was outshining star Brandon T. Jackson, who plays Axel's son. Oh, that's a shocker. Come on, Eddie. Find your OWN project to star in.

Lest you think this is it for Axel, fear not: Multiple sources say the TV series will be shopped to other networks. 

TOP 5 FORGOTTEN LINES FROM BEVERLY HILLS COP:

5. "This is not my locker!"

4. "I don't think cost is the issue here, sir. I think the issue should be my blatant disregard for proper procedure."

3. "Jenny, don't worry about me. We got cocaine and coffee here. We're gonna get wired and have a big party."

2. "Is this the man who... wrecked the buffet at the Harrow club this morning?"

1. "You know, it says here that by the time the average American is fifty, he's got five pounds of undigested red meat in his bowels."

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 9:06am]

    

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