CW has cast Scott Wolf in the role of Nancy Drew's father in their recently ordered TV series. Freddie Prinze Jr. played the role in the pilot. Sources say producers wanted to go on a different direction and the split was amicable.
Set in the summer after her high school graduation, the show centers on 18-year-old Nancy Drew (Kennedy McMann) thought she’d be leaving her hometown for college, but when a family tragedy holds her back another year, she finds herself embroiled in a ghostly murder investigation — and along the way, uncovers secrets that run deeper than she ever imagined.
Wolf's character Carson Drew is described as an attorney who has become estranged from his daughter after the death of his wife. His relationship with Nancy is thrown into disarray when the sleuth's murder investigation reveals secrets from his pas