Carrie Bradshaw, 16, Will Have Her Own Identity on The Carrie Diaries

Creators of the CW’s upcoming Sex and the City prequel, The Carrie Diaries, say fans should not expect a miniaturized version of iconic HBO show.

“We didn’t want to do the Baby Muppets syndrome – ‘Oh it’s baby Samantha! It’s baby Miranda!’ ” executive producer Amy B. Harris told SATC fans during a screening of the premiere episode on Monday at New York City’s School of Visual Arts.

AnnaSophia Robb (Not Sarah Jessica Parker) Is This Carrie Bradshaw

Sure, everybody knows Carrie Bradshaw – Sarah Jessica Parker in the HBO phenom that kept Sunday nights ablaze from 1998 till 2004, then again in a movie that was hot and a sequel that was not.

Now headed for the small screen is The Carrie Diaries, based on the 2010 prequel by Sex author Candace Bushnell.

AnnaSophia Robb to Play Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City Prequel

AnnaSophia Robb has some big – not to mention fashionable – shoes to fill.

The actress, 18, is set to play a high school version of the Manolo Blahnik-obsessing, love-chasing Carrie Bradshaw, a role originated by Sarah Jessica Parker in HBO’s Sex and the City, The Hollywood Reporter confirms.

Candace Bushnell Files for Divorce, Claims Husband Had Affair: Report

Sex and the City creator Candace Bushnell has filed for divorce from her husband of nine years, ballet dancer Charles Askegard.

In court papers, Bushnell, 53, claims Askegard had an affair, according to the New York Post, with ballerina Georgina Pazcoguin. The two have worked with the New York City Ballet for the past eight years.

PHOTO: The Carrie Diaries Revealed!

Sex and the City 2 may not be scheduled to hit theaters until May 28, 2010 – but for fans clamoring for anything new and Sex-related, there’s good news ahead: Candace Bushnell is releasing the new book The Carrie Diaries, a teen prequel to her famous franchise.

Brooke Shields relocating to NYC for new show

Splashnews_lela010407a_25_cbbNow that her new dramedy Lipstick Jungle, based on the book of the same title by Sex and the City novelist Candace Bushnell, has been picked up by NBC, Brooke Shields has a full-time televisi


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Bushnell's Money Bushel

Author Candance Bushnell, whose New York Observer columns are the basis for HBO’s “Sex and the City,” has signed a $1 million contract with Manhattan-based Hyperion Books to write two novels about a Hamptons-hopping, money-loving model, reports New York magazine. The character, named Janey, reportedly comes straight from the pages of her most recent book, “Four Blondes,” which had been published by Grove/Atlantic. “Hyperion came to me with the idea,” Bushnell told New York, explaining why she jumped publishers, “and I’m very excited about it.”