He’ll play Nancy’s father, Carson Drew, who’s described as a dynamic lawyer who has develop into estranged from Nancy following the latest dying of his beloved spouse — however his makes an attempt to reconnect along with his daughter run aground when Nancy’s homicide investigation reveals unsettling secrets and techniques from Carson’s personal previous.
The present is ready in the summertime after Nancy’s highschool commencement, with the 18-year-old poised to depart her hometown for school. Nonetheless, when a household tragedy holds her again one other 12 months, she finds herself embroiled in a ghostly homicide investigation — and alongside the best way, uncovers secrets and techniques that run deeper than she ever imagined.
Prinze Jr. is greatest identified for enjoying Zack Siler within the 1999 rom-com “She’s All That” and Ray Bronson within the 1997 slasher flick “I Know What You Did Final Summer time.” He additionally performed the straight-laced Fred Jones in two live-action “Scooby-Doo” films within the early 2000s.
The Nancy Drew pilot hails from CBS Tv Studios and Pretend Empire, the manufacturing firm behind reveals like “Gossip Lady,” “The O.C.” and “Chuck.” Noga Landau, Melinda Hsu Taylor, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage will all function writers and govt producers on the challenge. Larry Teng is on board to direct and govt produce the pilot, and Lis Rowinski will co-exec produce.