Robb Lands Coveted Sex & The City Prequel Role

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February 27, 2012 | 8:51pm EST

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory star Annasophia Robb has landed the coveted role of Carrie Bradshaw in a prequel to the Sex & The City TV series.
The young actress, who recently portrayed real-life surfing shark attack victim Bethany Hamilton in Soul Surfer, joins Stefania Owen among the cast of the new high school drama, The Carrie Diaries, which is set in the 1980s.

Sex & The City creator Candace Bushnell will be one of the show’s executive producers.