http://www.deadline.com/2013/07/par...ving-on-new-installment-of-beverly-hills-cop/ I can't say I'm too excited about this. Beverly Hills Cop III was such utter horse shit, and it's probably one of the worst #3's in any franchise/film series. After he breaks out of his shell in II, they inexplicably turn Rosewood into a shy and nervous wimp again. Murphy just phoned it, and Axel Foley was a watered down version of the character we saw in the first two films. The humor and the plot were horrendous, and the R rating felt so unnecessary. After Tower Heist, I had some restored faith in Eddie Murphy, but A Thousand Words just reminded me of how shit Murphy's been over the years. Yes, I know the studio (forget which one) wanted to capitalize off of Murphy's success in Tower Heist, so they released A Thousand Words, a film that was sitting on the shelf since 2008. But it was a terrible comedy regardless. As far as a director goes, maybe they'll choose Brett Ratner? Hell, Murphy and Ratner have become such good buddies in real life, and Ratner can still brag about Rush Hour. I've seen some people suggest Michael Bay in other places, and dear god I hope that doesn't happen. From reading other comments, some people are suggesting Bay's "noisy, senseless barrage of action sequences, and let's blow shit up every five minutes" style would be a perfect fit for a Beverly Hills Cop film, but I can't see it. If I was forced to choose between the two, I'd EASILY take Ratner over Bay any day of the week. Hopefully, we'll see the real Axel Foley from I and II, and not the imitation PG Axel Foley from III.