Lindsey Gort has been cast as Samantha Jones on the CW's The Carrie Diaries, Warner Bros. TV announced Saturday.
The actress is a relative unknown, though she did appeared on one episode of Vegas and has a role in the upcoming film 2 Guns.
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The Carrie Diaries follows a young Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb) as she balances her high school life in Connecticut with the high fashion of New York City. In its upcoming second season, Carrie will make an important friend in Samantha, "a ballsy, beautiful and sexy young woman from the panhandle of Florida" who has already found her niche in New York's rock 'n' roll scene.
The role of Samantha was first played by Kim Cattrall in Sex and the City.Check out a photo of Gort here. What do you think of the resemblance?
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