10 Clues About Warner Brother’s New Nancy Drew
Premise: Sweet sixteen, Nancy Drew travels to Hollywood, California with her father, Carson Drew, on one of his business trips. Nancy stumbles upon clues about the death of actress Dehlia
Draycott, which lead Nancy on the trail of Dehlia’s murderer. As always, she catches the criminals and saves the day.
One of the late Dehlia Draycott’s films was called The Haunted Bridge—a nod to the Nancy Drew book of the same name. A poster of this movie is visible in some attic scenes in the movie.
Before tackling the role of Nancy Drew, Emma Roberts had never read a Nancy Drew book.
Nancy Drew’s car in the movie is a 1960 blue Nash Metropolitan convertible.
Nancy Drew Director Andy Fleming is a fan of the classic Nancy Drew mysteries.
In the movie, Nancy Drew searches for a will. She also searched for a will in her first mystery book, The Secret of the Old Clock.
Originally, actress Amanda Bynes was considered for the role of Nancy Drew.
Just like the movie, Nancy Drew was only 16 when the series first debuted in 1930. It was not until the 1950s, that her age was changed to 18.
The old Dehlia Draycott mansion in the movie is reminiscent of the old spooky mansions in the Nancy Drew books: The Hidden Staircase and The
Secret in the Old Attic.
The movie is not based upon an actual Nancy Drew book, however there are scenes from the movie that will remind Nancy Drew fans of various classic Nancy Drew book elements.
In the movie, Nancy Drew usesdelicious lemon bars to calm cranky criminals and blondies to wheedle clues out of people.
(Compiled by Nancy Drew Consultant, Jennifer Fisher, www.nancydrewsleuth.com)