Beverly Hills Cop TV Pilot Rejected By CBS
But Eddie Murphy show could now be touted to rival networks...
The TV pilot of Eddie Murphy's updated Beverly Hills Cop has been passed on by US network CBS, it is reported.
Deadline claims that the pilot, which features Murphy in a supporting role as Axel Foley, will now be shopped around other networks.
The show had been tipped as a strong contender to get picked up, so the news has suprised many in the industry.
The comedy-drama update was conceived by The Shield creator Shawn Ryan and features Brandon T Jackson as the central character - Murphy's on-screen son.
Directoed by Men In Black's Barry Sonnenfeld, the pilot also starred Judge Reinhold and Kevin Pollak.