The Office‘s David Denman is set to co-star in CBS’ Beverly Hills Cop pilot from Shawn Ryan, Eddie Murphy and Sony Pictures TV. The hourlong project, a continuation of the movie franchise, centers on Axel Foley’s police officer son Aaron (Brandon T. Jackson), who takes down the criminal elements of the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. Denman will play Brad, a stand-up, extremely likable and socially awkward Beverly Hills detective, formerly a baseball player and a musician. Denman, repped by UTA, the Hofflund Co and attorney James Adams, will next be seen in the Steve Jobs biopic jOBS and M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth.
Sons Of Anarchy alum Donal Logue has joined the second season of BBC America/Shaw Media’s period drama series Copper, produced by Cineflix Studios. Logue plays Brendan Donovan, a general who has recently returned from the battlefields of the Civil War to his station in Five Points. The political boss of the Sixth Ward is reasserting himself as one of the most influential and powerful men in the city’s political machine. Also joining Copper for Season 2 is Thomas Kelly (Blue Bloods) as executive producer alongside Barry Levinson and Copper creators Tom Fontana and Will Rokos. The series is filming its 13-episode order in Toronto through July.