Alvina August as Detective Karen Hart in “Nancy Drew”. Picture: Supplied

She’s a new hottie on the Hollywood block and she has been working her way up the ladder since 2016. 

After cameo roles in several shows, Alvina August got more screen time in a few made-for-TV movies as well as “The Good Doctor”, “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and “Siren”. 

Now viewers can catch her in the third small-screen reboot of “Nancy Drew”.

She plays Detective Karen Hart, she is also dating Carson Drew (Scott Wolf), a criminal defence attorney and Nancy’s widowed father. 

Of course, at the heart of the series is Kennedy McMann as the crime-solving genius.