Carrie Bradshaw meet your new BFF Samantha Jones! The CW has just recently released the first image of Lindsey Gort’s character on the hit show The Carrie Diaries.
Amy B. Harris, the shows executive producers said in a statement, “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.”
Kim Cattrall who so famously played the role for 6 seasons approved of the latest casting notice tweeting to Gort, “So happy u’re playing the Fearless Sam! The key 2 her is her heart. She never never judges those she loves. Have a blast! Kimx”.
The Carrie Diaries, which premiered on the CW earlier this year, is a prequel to the now legendary Sex In The City. I
t proved to be a hit for the teen driven network. The show returns for Season 2 on Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.