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Tian Richards' 'Nancy Drew' Spinoff 'Tom Swift' Ordered To Series at The CW!

Tian Richards' 'Nancy Drew' Spinoff 'Tom Swift' Ordered To Series at The CW!

It’s official – Tom Swift is heading to The CW!

It was just revealed that the potential Nancy Drew spinoff, starring Tian Richards, has been ordered to series by the network, Variety announced.

The upcoming series will debut on The CW during the 2021-2022 season, with no premiere date set yet.

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Jordan Calloway's 'Painkiller' Spinoff Not Moving Forward, 'Tom Swift' Still Up In Air

Jordan Calloway's 'Painkiller' Spinoff Not Moving Forward, 'Tom Swift' Still Up In Air

The CW may have just announced some good news, but they also just revealed some sad news.

Jordan Calloway‘s Black Lightning spinoff series Painkiller is not being picked up for series, Deadline reports.

The potential series would of course have followed Khalil/Painkiller and even aired a backdoor pilot during Black Lightning‘s final season.

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Tian Richards' 'Tom Swift' Backdoor Pilot Airs During 'Nancy Drew' Tonight!

Tian Richards' 'Tom Swift' Backdoor Pilot Airs During 'Nancy Drew' Tonight!

Tian Richards is guest starring on an all new episode of Nancy Drew, airing TONIGHT (May 12)!

The actor has a prominent role in the episode, titled, “The Celestial Visitor,” as it is serving as the Tom Swift backdoor pilot.

Here’s a synopsis: As things begin to go haywire at The Claw, a striking stranger appears looking for Nancy (Kennedy McMann), and announces himself as the billionaire Tom Swift (Richards). Meanwhile, Ace (Alex Saxon) has issues with the way Nancy insists on handling things with Celia (guest star Teryl Rothery).

Nancy Drew regulars Tunji Kasim, Leah Lewis, Maddison Jaizani and Riley Smith also star in the episode.

Tune in to Nancy Drew TONIGHT (May 12) at 8pm ET/PT on The CW.

If you missed it, find out which legendary actor was just announced as part of the Tom Swift cast!

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Tian Richards Lands Lead Role In 'Nancy Drew' Spinoff 'Tom Swift'

Tian Richards Lands Lead Role In 'Nancy Drew' Spinoff 'Tom Swift'

Tian Richards is joining the world of Nancy Drew!

The actor has been cast in the title role of the upcoming spinoff series Tom Swift, Variety reveals.

Tian will make his first appearance as Tom in an upcoming episode of Nancy Drew, before starring in the spinoff, should it get picked up to series at The CW.

Tom Swift follows the “Black, gay, billionaire inventor who is thrust into a world of sci-fi conspiracy after the disappearance of his father. Tom takes to the road on a quest to unravel the truth, leaving behind the comforts of his usual moneyed lifestyle, all while fighting to stay one step ahead of an Illuminati-scale group hell-bent on stopping him.”

Tian has most recently been seen in an episode of CBS’ The Neighborhood, as well as other credits in the Netflix movie Dumplin’, A Bad Moms Christmas, Burden, Being Mary Jane and Outcast.