Afternoon briefing

Beverly Hills Cop: the TV show?

American network CBS has ordered a pilot of a TV version of Beverly Hills Cop, which will follow Aaron Foley, the son of Axel Foley, who Eddie Murphy played in the films. Aaron Foley will also be a policeman, who is trying to step out from his father’s shadow. Eddie Murphy will appear in the pilot.

Jillian Michaels returning to The Biggest Loser

Jillian Michaels, the tough-as-nails trainer who left The Biggest Loser after 10 seasons, will return for season 14 of the show, which tackles childhood obesity.

Philippa Gregory novels to be made into TV series

The Starz network in the US has ordered a 10-part series of Philippa Gregory’s novel series ‘The Cousins’ War’, which is about the war of the roses in 15th century England. Called White Queen, it will feature the stories of Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville.

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