Ezra Cohen (Jonah Hill), the hopeless romantic co-host of a podcast about Black culture, spends his days wondering when it’s his turn to find love. He has nearly given up on this pursuit when, lo and behold, Amira (Lauren London), a beautiful Black fashion designer, falls seemingly straight from heaven and into his life. The young lovebirds proceed to fall head over heels for one another, and their budding relationship might as well have been snagged straight out of a fairytale—that is, until Ezra decides to pop the question, and seeks to secure the approval of Amira’s parents.
Of course, this noble quest proves to be anything but smooth. Ezra quickly clashes with Amira’s parents: Stern, devout Muslims Akbar (Eddie Murphy) and Fatima (Nia Long). And from painfully awkward family dinners to one particularly difficult to watch bachelorette party, hilarity swiftly ensues.
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The newest installment in the Beverly Hills Cop franchise has added (500) Days of Summer's Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zola's Taylour Paige to its cast.
According to Deadline, the two are joining franchise regular Eddie Murphy, who will be reprising his role as Axel Foley, for the Netflix sequel, which will be called Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley. Production is already in full swing, with Mark Molloy directing and Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman of Jerry Bruckheimer Films attached to produce.
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