CBS Developing a Grown-Up Nancy Drew Series

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

CBS developing a grown-up Nancy Drew series

The iconic sleuth will get a grown-up makeover with the help of former Grey’s Anatomy writers. Here’s the pitch: "A contemporary take on the character from the iconic book series. Now in her 30s, Nancy is a detective for the NYPD where she investigates and solves crimes using her uncanny observational skills, all while navigating the complexities of life in a modern world.”


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