Christine Lahti to Captain Beverly Hills Cop Pilot

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Christine Lahti is on her way to both Beverly Hills and CBS.

The veteran actress has been cast as the captain on that network's Beverly Hills Cop pilot, which will center on Brandon T. Jackson as Aaron Foley, the son of Eddie Murphy's iconic Axel.

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Billed as a continuation of the beloved film franchise, Beverly Hills Cop will be produced/written by Shawn Ryan (The Shield, Terriers, Last Resort) and feature Murphy reprising his role as the occasional guest star.

Ryan has confirmed via Twitter that the Oscar nominee will appear in the pilot.

Lahti, meanwhile, most recently Hawaii Five-0. She will be joined as a series regular by Jackson, Sheila Vand, David Denman and Kevin Pollak.

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