The CW’s heavily hyped Sex and the City prequel series, The Carrie Diaries, has found its star: the new face of Miss Bradshaw. AnnaSophia Robb (Soul Surfer) is the new Carrie, portraying Sarah Jessica Parker’s beloved character from the HBO series as an impressionable (or more likely impression-making) teenager in the 80s.
You may recognize Robb from Soul Surfer or Bridge to Terabithia, but perhaps her most famous role is as Violet Beauregard in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The starlet is now all grown up and ready to endure the rigors of high school on the small screen. Little is known about this young Carrie, but a penchant for off-the-wall fashion and impossibly strappy sandals probably aren’t much of a stretch. And while SATC fans may be wary of their beloved heroine going the way of a CW vixen, temporary solace can at least come with the notion that melodrama experts Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (The OC, Gossip Girl) join Sex and The City and Carrie Diaries author Candace Bushnell on the show’s production team.
Do you think Robb is a fitting choice for young Carrie?