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Wednesday
Feb292012

‘Sex and the City’ Prequel: Actress Selected to Portray Carrie Bradshaw

JIL Studio/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- The next – or at least the earlier – version of iconic Sex and the City main character Carrie Bradshaw has been selected.

AnnaSophia Robb, an 18-year-old actress best known for her role as real-life shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton in the 2011 movie Soul Surfer, has been cast as the shoe-loving, man-crazy Manhattanite in the CW network’s new series The Carrie Diaries, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The new show will be based off of author Candice Bushnell’s novel of the same name, itself a prequel to her book Sex and the City.

The Carrie Diaries will aim for a younger audience then the demo HBO’s Sex and the City targeted as it follows Bradshaw as a 1980s Manhattan teen navigating the world of boys, school and friendship. In the novel, however, the younger Carrie is portrayed living in a small town in Connecticut.

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Thursday
Jan192012

CW Orders Pilots for 'Sex and the City' Prequel, Two Others

Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The CW has ordered a pilot for its previously reported Sex and the City prequel The Carrie Diaries, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The project focuses on Carrie Bradshaw as a high school student.

The CW has also ordered two pilots based on the 1980s TV show Beauty and the Beast and DC Comics' Green Arrow, respectively.

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Thursday
Aug182011

'Sex and the City' Prequel Series to Air on the CW?

Samir Hussein/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The CW could become the network home of a TV prequel to Sex and the City.

Deadline.com reports HBO, which aired Sex and the City, could pass off The Carrie Diaries to the CW.

Based on the book of the same name, The Carrie Diaries focuses on Carrie Bradshaw -- the character played by Sarah Jessica Parker on Sex and the City -- during her high school years.

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