Think back to your younger years – when it seemed that every guy was reading Hardy Boys books and every girl was reading Nancy Drew books.
Back in the 70’s, one of the TV networks tried to bring both the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew back. The show, which aired on Sunday night, had mixed reviews. The problem was that people would watch the weeks that the Hardy Boys were on but much fewer people would watch the week when it was a Nancy Drew story. It was only a matter of time before the show went from being “Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew hour” to just The Hardy Boys.
Same thing happened with the books – yes, the Nancy Drew books were popular but the Hardy Boys were more popular. Boys would read the Hardy Boy books but didn’t read the Nancy Drew ones – and girls would read both – but many preferred the ‘action’ of the Hardy Boys.
Well, a network has decided to take another shot at putting a Nancy Drew show on the air. The news came out now that they’ve pretty much completed the casting for the series.
Sarah Shahi will be playing Nancy….Sarah probably best known for playing a really tough hit – woman from the TV series “Person Of Interest”
You can read about the other casting news… including people like Anthony Edwards here…