Austin Butler Lands Male Lead on The Carrie Diaries

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The Carrie Diaries has found its Mr. Big.

Deadline reports that Austin Butler (Life Unexpected, Switched at Birth) has been cast on The CW pilot as Sebastian Kydd, a brooding heartthrob at Carrie Bradshaw's high school who will play a key role on this Sex and the City prequel.

Austin Butler

The Carrie Diaries is based on a Candace Bushnell novel by the same name and will star AnnaSophia Robb as the character Sarah Jessica Parker made famous. It will follow her life in the 1980s as a teenager in NYC.

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Aries93

No offence so other people who look forward to the show, but why is The CW actually bothering? This show is not fit for The CW unless it is rated MA15+ or something. Seriously, it's just not suitable.

Eneci

a bit to blond! But Ok! A typical sunny boy!