Grey's Anatomy's Sarah Drew Already Has a High-Profile New Job

Sarah Drew Michelle Hurd

Sarah Drew Michelle Hurd

Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless originally played Lacey and Cagney, respectively, on the original series.

Less than a week after news broke that popular Grey's Anatomy cast member Sarah Drew will be exiting the series at the end of the current 14th season, she has been tapped as co-lead Cagney in CBS' Cagney & Lacey drama pilot.

The reboot of the iconic 1980s show centers on two female police detectives and friends who keep the streets of Los Angeles safe.

What do you think of Sarah Drew and Michelle Hurd as the leads in the upcoming Cagney & Lacey reboot? Hurd's Lacey is described as athletic and polished, and a former high school track and field champion. Empathetic and straightforward, she's the more experienced partner. Carpenter executive produces with Rodriguez.

Drew and co-star Jessica Capshaw were let go from Grey's Anatomy as the long-running ABC drama prepares for its 15th season, coming next fall.

The original Cagney & Lacey ran from 1982 to 1988 on CBS and is the latest series to get another shot at primetime.

Drew has been on Grey's for nine seasons, eight of them as a series regular, playing Dr. April Kepner.

Drew is repped by Innovative Artists, LINK Entertainment and attorney Alex Kohner; Hurd, whose credits also include Fox's Lethal Weapon, CBS' Hawaii Five-0 and Starz's Ash vs.

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