The CW is shifting ahead with its Nancy Drew spinoff Tom Swift.
The printed community has handed out a straight to sequence order for the present, which facilities on a Black, homosexual billionaire inventor. The staff behind Nancy Drew, together with showrunner Melinda Hsu Taylor and sequence creators Noga Landau, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, are all concerned within the spinoff.
Tom Swift — which, like Nancy Drew, has its roots in early twentieth century novels for younger readers from the Stratemeyer Syndicate — will comply with the title character (Tian Richards, Burden) who’s thrust right into a world of sci-fi conspiracy and unexplained phenomena after the surprising disappearance of his father. Tom takes to the highway on a quest to unravel the reality, abandoning the comforts of his ordinary moneyed way of life whereas combating to remain one step forward of an Illuminati-scale group hell-bent on stopping him.
The spinoff went into growth in October 2020, and Richards made his first look as Tom Swift in a Could episode of Nancy Drew.
The sequence is the fourth rookie — and second spinoff of a longtime CW present — the community is including to its 2021-22 slate. The broadcaster has additionally picked up All American: Homecoming, an offshoot of All American set an an HBCU; 4400, an replace of the 2004-07 USA Community sequence; and DC Comics drama Naomi from Ava DuVernay.
CBS Studios and Pretend Empire produce Tom Swift. Taylor, Landau and Cameron Johnson (Empire) created the sequence and can government produce alongside Pretend Empire’s Schwartz, Savage and Lis Rowinski.