Big studios and big platforms streaming They continue searching among the great blockbusters of the eighties to obtain sequels, reboots or series with which to feed on content. A nostalgia operation with which to try to win over a new generation of viewersIf it was a success then why shouldn’t it be liked now too? And, following this line, soon, or more or less, it will be the turn of Axel Foley’s return in Super Detective in Hollywood 4.
The film is promoted by Netflix, would be released next year and again it stars Eddie Murphy, so it would be a coincidence that he would reprise the role 30 years after Super Detective in Hollywood IIIreleased in theaters on May 25, 1994.
Behind the scenes is Mark Molloy in what would be his debut in a feature film after having cut his teeth making commercial videos, for Apple or Nissan. As for the plot, little is known at the moment. Only the Detroit detective will return to Los Angeles to work side by side with his daughter, Jane (Taylor Page), a lawyer investigating a thorny case that would affect the Los Angeles police department.
Among those who also repeat would be Judge Reinhold as Detective Billy Rosewood, John Ashton to Sergeant Taggart, Bronson Pinchot embodying the art dealer Serge and Paul Reiser to Jeffrey. And among the new faces we will have Joseph Gordon-Levityou, Kevin Bacon and the aforementioned Taylor Paige (one of the actresses of The mother of the Blues).
And it has been the magazine empire what has been done with the scoop of spreading the first image of this fourth installment in which we can see Axel Foley Already in trouble with a couple of law enforcement officers after a traffic accident.
Super detective in Hollywood directed by Martin Brest It was a totally unexpected phenomenon at the box office in 1984, especially in the United States. There it became the second highest-grossing film of the year. with 234.8 million dollars raisedand hot on the heels of the mythical Ghostbusters which was made with a haul of 238.6. But it did exceed 179.9 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom or the 150 of the Gremlins, also some of the most popular and emblematic titles. The sequel would arrive in 1987 directed by Tony Scott and the third installment in 1994 directed by John Landis.
And waiting for more images or news, let’s hope that Ssuperdetective in hollywood 4 In terms of quality, it is closer to the remarkable I am Dolemitealso from Netflix and which practically marked the resurgence of Eddie Murphy, who The king of Zamundathe mediocre sequel to another of the actor and comedian’s most popular comedies, The prince of Zamunda from 1988, released on Prime Video in March 2021.
What is easy is to overcome to the failed attempt to make a series by the CBS network in 2013. In it, Murphy only participated in a cameo, while The spotlight fell on Axel’s “son”, Aaron Foleyinterpreted by Brandon T. Foley (Tropic Thunder, a very bitchy war!). But the attempt stayed there, in a single episode that never even aired. Stored in the drawer of oblivion, CBS itself decided to rescue it by leaving it online in December 2022.
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