The Los Angeles Times : First look: AnnaSophia Robb channels SJP in 'The Carrie Diaries'

March 23rd, 2012

The Los Angeles Times
March 23, 2012

AnnaSophiaRobbAnnaSophia Robb doesn’t have the old Manolo Blahniks to fall back on, but she still does a credible job of evoking the image of a young Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw in the first released image from “The Carrie Diaries.”

The pilot, based on Candace Bushnell novel of the same name, is a prequel to HBO’s much-revered “Sex and the City” and promises to look at Carrie’s life in Manhattan in the ’80s — back before she was the famous writer jetting off to the Middle East and wearing more expensive fashions than a Bergdorf Goodman mannequin.

The series has not yet been put on the CW’s schedule, but with the kind of high-profile attention the pilot is getting, there’s a good chance we’ll see it on TVs this fall.

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