AnnaSophia Robb Cast in Lead Role of The Carrie Diaries

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The CW has found its young Carrie Bradshaw.

AnnaSophia Robb (Soul Surfer, the new Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) will star on the upcoming pilot as the character made famous by Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex and the City. Robb reportedly beat out a number of actress for the coveted role.

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The Carrie Diaries is based on a Candace Bushnell novel by the same name and will focus on Carrie's high school year in NYC. It will be set in the 1980s.

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