Freddie Prinze Jr. exits The CW’s ‘Nancy Drew,’ replaced by Scott Wolf
The CW has a brand contemporary daddy.
Scott Wolf (Celebration of 5) is taking on the position of Carson Drew from Freddie Prinze Jr. on The CW’s contemporary in-the-works Nancy Drew series. The Hollywood Reporter completely reported the news Thursday.
Wolf is the most recent faded teen heartthrob to be a part of The CW’s roster of oldsters on their teen dramas, alongside Skeet Ulrich and the unimaginative Luke Perry on Riverdale. He takes over the position from one more faded teen well-known particular person, Freddie Prinze Jr. (She’s All That), who exited the venture in what used to be reportedly an “amicable destroy up.”
The Nancy Drew series has been formally picked up to series for next season as of Tuesday. It’s a recent capture on the well-known lady detective. From creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (Gossip Lady, Dynasty), the series shall be aware an 18-year-aged Nancy the summer season after excessive faculty graduation when a family tragedy forces her to forgo college and cease house to strive to resolve the ensuing case.
Wolf will painting Carson Drew, the daddy of the fearless teen sleuth. As he used to be in the novels, Carson is an attorney, but right here he’s change into estranged from Nancy Drew after the loss of life of her mother/his wife. When her execute investigation uncovers secrets from his past, their relationship becomes increasingly strained. Kennedy McMann is linked to play the younger Nancy.
Casting changes are in vogue this time of year as networks snatch up pilots, conduct audience checking out, and extra. Some have speculated that there in general is a private connection to the casting shift — Prinze Jr. co-hosts a podcast, “Prinze and the Wolf,” alongside Wolf’s cousin Josh Wolf. But that can perchance well even without shriek lawful be a accident.
Neither The CW nor reps for Wolf or Prinze Jr. spoke back straight to demand for affirmation.
Nancy Drew is at the second poised for a descend debut on The CW.
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