New ‘Nancy Drew’ Film First Look

‘Production has started on Nancy Drew and the Hidden StaircaseHere is the first look at It breakout star Sophia Lillis‘s debut in the role.

Lillis was cast earlier this year as Nancy Drew, a teenage detective from Carolyn Keene’s novels in 1930’s The most recent adaptation, starring Emma Roberts as the titular detective, was 2007’s, Nancy Drew, and a 1939 Nancy Drew film used that same title as this current incarnation.

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase focuses on Nancy Drew (Lillis), a smart high schooler who stumbles upon the haunting of a local house. An outsider who struggles to fit into her new home, Nancy makes a couple of close friends who set out with her solve the mystery. Production for the film began this week, and we have our first look at the new adaptation.

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase First Look

Katt Shea (Poison Ivy) helms Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase from a script by Nina Fiore and John Herrera.

The film also stars Zoe Renee and Mackenzie Graham as Nancy Drew’s best friends, George and Bess, respectively. Laura Slade Wiggins (Shameless) plays Helen, a high school mean girl who reluctantly joins helps Nancy solve the mystery. Sam Trammell (True Blood) plays Nancy’s father, Carson. The cast is rounded out by Linda Lavin, Andrea Anders, Jay DeVon Johnson,  Andrew Matthew Welch, Jon Briddell, Josh Daugherty, Evan Castelloe, andJesse C. Boyd.

Production for Nancy Drew has begun in Monroe, Georgia. No release date has been specified yet.’

Via Slash Films

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