Axel Foley is back: Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer (newly released from the family-friendly constraints of Disney) are finally bringing 'Beverly Hills Cop 4' to the screen with Eddie Murphy reprising his role as the wisecracking, cheeky cop.
2012's critically acclaimed hit thriller 'Jack Reacher' is getting a sequel with Tom Cruise on board to reprise his role and produce via Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions.
It was a ceremony of ties at the Los Angeles Film Critics Awards as both 'Gravity' and 'Her' shared the Best Picture prizes and James Franco and Jared Leto tied for Best Supporting Actor for their performances in 'Spring Breakers' and 'Dallas Buyers Club', while Cate Blanchett and AdÃ¨le Exarchopoulos also split the award for Best Actress for 'Blue Jasmine' and 'Blue is the Warmest Colour'.
Steve McQueen's historical drama '12 Years A Slave' has been named Best Picture at the New York Online Critics Awards.
Another dark horse has levelled the awards season playing field: Spike Jonze's 'Her' has bagged Best Film and Best Director at the National Board of Review.