AnnaSophia Robb Cast As New Carrie Bradshaw In ‘Sex And The City’ Prequel
First Published: February 27, 2012 7:55 PM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The new Carrie Bradshaw has been cast.
AnnaSophia Robb, the star of 2011 emotional movie “Soul Surfer,” will play a younger version of the iconic television and novel character in a pilot for The CW, a rep for the network confirmed to Access Hollywood on Monday.
Stefania Owen, the daughter from the now-canceled FOX comedy “Running Wilde,” will play Carrie’s little sister, Dorrit, 14.
The storyline will focus on a high-school aged Carrie, following the death of her mother, as she is raised by her father in Connecticut.
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, the network ordered a pilot for “The Carrie Diaries” (based on the book series from Candace Bushnell), which The CW first confirmed in January.
It was not clear if – or when — the new show would feature Carrie’s later-in-life “Sex and The City” best friends, including Samantha Jones, who was featured in “Summer and the City: A Carrie Diaries Novel,” or Miranda Hobbes, who was also in the book, which was released in April 2011.
AnnaSophia starred as Sara, opposite Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in “Race to Witch Mountain,” and Violet in 2005’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factor,” with Johnny Depp.
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