The Carrie Diaries has released the first photo of Lindsey Gort as Samantha Jones, the iconic character originally portrayed by Kim Cattrall.
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"In another nerve-wracking search to create the amazing characters we all came to know and love on Sex and the City
, we went out in search this year for a young Samantha Jones. Lindsey Gort walked into the room and owned the part. Funny and sexy with a whiff of vulnerability and an amazing dash of outrageousness, Lindsey is our exciting choice to play the young Samantha Jones," executive producer Amy B. Harris said in a statement.How do you think Gort compares to Cattrall?The Carrie Diaries
returns Friday, Oct. 25 at 8/7c on The CW.(Full Disclosure: TVGuide.com is owned by CBS, The CW's parent company.)