Nancy Drew Drama Reportedly In The Works At CBS

Super sleuth Nancy Drew is getting another crack at television.

CBS is moving forward with a new series based on the clue-seeking character from the mystery fiction series created by publisher Edward Stratemeyer. They've brought in former Grey's Anatomy executive producers Joan Rater and Tony Phelan to co-write and executive produce Nancy Drew.

Plot: A contemporary take on the Nancy Drew character, who now 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.

Nancy Drew has made it to the big screen five times and to the small screen 3 times. Most recently, Emma Roberts played the plaid skirt-wearing, magnifying glass-wielding detective in Warner Bros. 2007 film. As for television, Maggie Lawson from Psych was the last actress to play her a failed pilot that was converted into a TV movie.

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