Sarah Jessica Parker Approves of "Sex and the City" Prequel
Sarah Jessica Parker has given her blessing to CW’s “Sex and the City” prequel, “The Carrie Diaries.” According to Access Hollywood, the former television star is looking forward to seeing a younger incarnation of her iconic Carrie Bradshaw character.
“I think it’s wonderful that people want to hear Carrie’s story, and I understand,” Parker told Access Hollywood on Monday night’s premiere of her new film, “I Don’t Know How She Does It.” “Peter Roth, [President of Warner Bros. TV,] is smart and wonderful and funny and I’m sure it will be in excellent hands.”
“The Carrie Diaries” is rumored to be being developed by “Gossip Girl” producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. The series could end up being on television by next fall, some reports say. HBO series creator Darren Star, along with Parker, are not yet attached to the project.
The series is based on “The Carrie Diaries,” written by “Sex and the City” author Candace Bushnell. The books follow Carrie Bradshaw during her senior year of high school in the early 1980s. The second novel in the series, “Summer and the City: A Carrie Diaries Book,” concerns Carrie’s first trip to New York. Both books have reportedly been big sellers, and Bushnell is on tap to write two additional young adult novels.