Grey’s Anatomy’s Sarah Drew and Blindspot’s Michelle Hurd cast in the CBS reboot of Cagney & Lacey
Sarah Drew (Grey’s Anatomy) and Michelle Hurd (Blindspot) have been cast as Cagney and Lacey, respectively, in the upcoming CBS reboot of the 1980s cop drama Cagney & Lacey, according to Deadline. It was recently announced that Drew was leaving Grey’s Anatomy after nine seasons.
Drew will play Detective Cagney, who is an easygoing partner and protégée to Detective Lacey (Hurd), who is described as follows: “Lacey is athletic, polished, a former high school track and field champion. Empathetic and straightforward, she’s the more experienced partner.”
Cagney & Lacey was a 1980s cop drama, starring Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless, which won eight Emmy Awards. The show ran for seven seasons on CBS, from 1982-1988.
The reboot of the series will follow two female police detectives in Los Angeles. The new Cagney & Lacey is written by Bridget Carpenter and will be directed by Rosemary Rodriguez. MGM Television and CBS TV Studios will co-produce the show. Carpenter and Rodriguez will also executive produce.
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