Image: CBS
Image: CBS

This is a shame: CBS has decided to pass on Drew, a modern day take on Carolyn Keene’s detective series Nancy Drew. The series is now being shopped around elsewhere.

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The show was to be written by Joan Rater and Tony Phelan, both of whom worked on Grey’s Anatomy and Madam Secretary, and would have followed a modern-day Nancy Drew, 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.”

Sarah Shahi (Person of Interest) was set to portray the titular character, which had us really interested in seeing this: her character Shaw was one of the best parts of Person of Interest.

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[Variety]

Andrew Liptak is the former Weekend editor of io9/Gizmodo. He is the co-editor of War Stories: New Military Science Fiction and hails from Vermont.

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