The Carrie Diaries Casts Samantha!

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The Carrie Diaries has found its Samantha.

Newcomer Lindsey Gort has landed this coveted role on Season 2 of The CW series, according to a network press release.

It describes the character as "one of the most important people in Carrie Bradshaw's life" and someone who has already made a name for herself in "the rock ’n’ roll scene of 1980s NYC.”

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The Carrie Diaries moves to Fridays and kicks off its second season on October 25.

Gort, meanwhile, has completed production on the upcoming Denzel Washington movie 2 Guns.

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Wow she does look like a young Samantha. Great casting.

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Not just kinda like her, it looks like her younger sister! That's good casting!

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damn. she actually kinda looks like kim catrall.