The CW has ordered five new series, including the hotly anticipated Sex and the City prequel and the Green Arrow origins story, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Based on the novel by Candace Bushnell, The Carrie Diaries features a younger Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb) as she comes of age in the '80s, asking her first questions about love, sex, friendship and family while exploring the worlds of high school and Manhattan. Bushnell will executive-produce alongside Gossip Girl duo Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, Len Goldstein and Sex and the City writer Amy Harris. Stefania Owen, Austin Butler, Matt Letscher, Brendan Dooling, Freema Agyeman, Katie Findlay, Chloe Bridges and Ellen Wong will also star.
Before the networks unveil their fall lineups in May, TVGuide.com has chosen the 13 most promising pilots:
Meet the new Carrie Bradshaw: AnnaSophia Robb has landed the leading role in CW's The Carrie Diaries.
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CW has ordered pilots for Arrow, based on DC superhero The Green Arrow, the Sex and the City prequel The Carrie Diaries, and a contemporary update of Beauty and the Beast.
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The CW is moving forward with the Sex and the City prequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Based on the book series by Candace Bushnell, The Carrie Diaries follows Carrie Bradshaw as a high school senior in the 1980s. Both of the books have been best-sellers and Bushnell recently signed on to pen two more.