Edward L. Stratemeyer’s works have inspired binge-worthy mystery shows. From 1977 to 1979, ABC aired The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries. Then came Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys in 1995. Now Two shows are airing, CW’s Nancy Drew and Hulu’s Hardy Boys. With the success of these shows, it’s no wonder The CW is adapting Tom Swift. On October 28, 2020, Tom Swift was announced. The show was produced by the Nancy Drew show’s creators, Melinda Hsu Taylor, Noga Landau, and Cameron Johnson, and is set in the Nancy Drew universe.
Tom Swift is the story of Tom Swift, a millionaire investor with inconceivable money and resources. When Tom’s father inexplicably vanishes, he is thrust into a world of sci-fi conspiracies and unexplainable happenings. Tom now needs to do everything he can to find out the truth while fending off anyone who stands in his way. Are you looking forward to witnessing this fresh take on our billionaire inventor? You can find out all you need to know about Tom Swift, from the plot to where you can see it when it’s released, here.
Tom Swift will delve into Tom’s life as a queer black billionaire and his estranged father. We got a glimpse of Tom’s relationship with his father in the backdoor pilot. In the aftermath of his father’s disappearance, Tom Swift will delve more into that relationship, as well as Tom’s relationship with his mother. She tries to persuade Tom to accept his father’s place in elite black society, which leads to a rift between them. Unbeknownst to Tom, his mother’s desire is motivated by her own profound secrets, hence the episode is full of puzzles for Tom to solve.
Tom Swift Season 1 Cast
The titular Tom is played by Tian Richards. Marquise Vilsón, Ashleigh Murray, April Parker Jones, LeVar Burton, and Albert Mwangi also star in Tom Swift.
Tom Swift Season 1 Release Date
Tom Swift Season 1 Episode 1 will premiere on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CWTV with new episodes, airing weekly on Tuesdays. The show will then be available to stream on the CW app and website the following day, June 1st.
Tom Swift Season 1 Trailer
The trailer shows Tom’s life before his father’s abduction as a genius, billionaire, and playboy, as well as his life after his father’s disappearance as a guy seeking answers while safeguarding his life.
The official synopsis for Tom Swift reads:
“The series follows the serialized adventures of its titular character (Richards), an exceptionally brilliant inventor with unlimited resources and unimaginable wealth who is thrust into a world of sci-fi conspiracy and unexplained phenomena after the shocking 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 while fighting to stay one step ahead of an Illuminati-scale group that’s hellbent on stopping him”
How many episodes will there be in the first season of Tom Swift?
The number of episodes Tom Swift will appear in has yet to be revealed by the CW.