Carrie Bradshaw's back! Or at least she will be soon. The Carrie Diaries will premiere on Monday, Jan. 14 at 8/7c, the CW announced Thursday.
The Sex and the City prequel is a 1980s coming-of-age drama that follows a teenage Carrie Bradshaw navigating adolescence and the death of her mother, all the while finding a love that will last a lifetime. But as we already know, Carrie's soulmate isn't a man — it's Manhattan!
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After Carrie's dad Tom helps her land an internship in a New York City law firm, the suburban girl starts her transformation into the fashion-forward city girl we came to love. AnnaSophia Robb
takes on the titular role of Carrie, first made famous by Sarah Jessica Parker
. The Carrie Diaries
will also introduce Carrie's younger sister Dorritt (Stefania Owen
) and her friends Mouse (Ellen Wong
), Maggie (Katie Findlay
) and Walt (Brendan Dooling
And of course, she wouldn't be Carrie without a little romance. Austin Butler
will play Sebastian, a love interest for Carrie who helps her forward after losing her mother.
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