Freddie Prinze Jr. (Star Wars Rebels) has been added to the cast o the CW’s upcoming Nancy Drew Pilot.
Prinze will play Nancy’s dad, Carson Drew, a dynamic attorney who has become estranged from Nancy following the recent death of his beloved wife. But his attempts to reconnect with his daughter run aground when Nancy’s murder investigation reveals unsettling secrets from Carson’s own past.
The Pilot follows 18-year-old Nancy Drew (McMann) and is set in the summer after her high school graduation. She thought she’d be leaving her hometown for college, but when a family tragedy holds her back another year, she finds herself embroiled in a ghostly murder investigation — and along the way, uncovers secrets that run deeper than she ever imagined.
The Nancy Drew Pilot is written/executive produced by Noga Landau, Schwartz and Savage and directed by Larry Teng.