There’s been oodles of speculation about the SATC prequal and now the news is out. Carrie Bradshaw is set to return to the small screen. Fans of SJP may be disappointed though, as American CW network has green lighted a prequel pilot to the popular series and SATC films.
Based on Candice Bushell’s novel ‘The Carrie Diaries’, the series
would follow Carries’ high school escapades set in the 1980’s. We can
also expect to see a younger version of Samantha Jones, who appears in
The big question that’s in my head though, is it going to work? I was a massive fan of the SATC
tv series, but by the time I walked out of the cinema after seeing the
second movie, I was left thinking, have the producers dragged this out
too far? And I’m not sure how I feel about Carrie and Samantha’s shoes
being filled by anyone other than SJP and Kim Cattrell.
has already expressed interested in playing Carrie, and other possible
actresses include Emma Roberts, Chloe Mortez (remember Hit-Girl from
Kick Ass?), and Gossip Girl’s Blake Lively.
Blake would be my best choice for the role, and I am slightly
comforted by the fact that the show is said to be produced by Josh
Schwartz and and Stephanie Savage, who are responsible for creating
Gossip Girl, still one of my favourite shows, no matter how ridiculous
the story lines get (And if anyone has seen last week’s mid-season
opener, they’ll understand what I mean).
With the show not set to air until autumn this year, we’ve got a long
time to wait to see this on the small screen. In the meantime, SATC
prequel, yay or nay? And who do you think would be the perfect teenage
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