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Originally posted 11/06/2013 12:25PM
When it comes to playing an iconic TV character, there probably aren't any sexier shoes to fill than those of Sex and the City's Samantha Jones.
That's why when Lindsey Gort got the call that she'd be playing young Samantha on season two of the CW's The Carrie Diaries, she lost it.
"I almost fell off of my balcony," she tells PEOPLE.
Despite being a dead ringer for Kim Cattrall's promiscuous character, Gort, 29, says in real life, she's not nearly as risqué. Here are five things to know about the sexy new star.
Originally posted 10/24/2012 04:30PM
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.
Instead, Harris and creator Candace Bushnell, who was also on hand for the premiere, hope to give 1984's Carrie Bradshaw – played by AnnaSophia Robb – her own identity and a new set of friends, reports Huffington Post.
Originally posted 10/23/2012 06:00AM
Sarah Jessica Parker and True Blood's Alfre Woodard stepped out in Cincinnati on Saturday to campaign for President Barack Obama – but Parker managed to squeeze in a little shopping, too.
The actresses – who were encouraging women to vote in the upcoming election – stopped into Sloane Boutique in Over-the-Rhine, Ohio.
"Sarah was so nice and so pleasant to be around," the boutique's owner tells PEOPLE. "Very humble and very down-to-earth."
The I Don't Know How She Does It actress tried on Veda leather jackets and bought some bracelets for her twin daughters, Loretta and Tabitha.
"She told me she couldn't wait to come back and shop again," the boutique owner added.
– Emily Strohm
Originally posted 05/28/2012 08:45AM
Three years after getting engaged at a rally to support same-sex marriage in New York – which was not legal at the time – Cynthia Nixon and Christine Marinoni were married Sunday.
"On May 27, 2012, Cynthia Nixon and her girlfriend, Christine Marinoni, were legally married in the state of New York," her rep tells PEOPLE in a statement. "Nixon wore a custom dress by Carolina Herrera."
No other details were immediately available.
Originally posted 04/25/2012 11:15AM
Carrie Bradshaw's home now has a new owner.
The four-story, five-bedroom Manhattan townhouse featured in Sex and the City as the home of Sarah Jessica Parker's character has been purchased for $9.85 million, according to the New York Observer.
The 4,100-square-foot property at 64 Perry St. sold for $9 million in November 2011 and was put back on the market in March for $9.65 million.
Originally posted 04/15/2012 11:35AM
It's drawn early comparisons to another HBO show – Sex and the City – but the major thing Lena Dunham's dark comedy, Girls, has in common with the show is, well, the sex.
Just don't expect to find any romantic love scenes or glitzy shopping montages.
For this group of young New York women, it's all about uncomfortable sexual positions, "like legs behind the head kind of action," Dunham, who wrote, directed and stars in the series, told PEOPLE at its premiere at the School of Visual Arts Theatre.
Joked Dunham, 25: "I was sore the next day in a different place than you're usually sore after sex."
Originally posted 03/24/2012 10:20AM
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.
The pilot for the CW network will star AnnaSophia Robb, shown here for the first time in costume (designed by Sex and the City and Gossip Girl's Emmy-winning Eric Daman) as the young Carrie.
Originally posted 03/09/2012 11:40AM
Want to live like a character out of Sex and The City?
Well, if you have a cool $9.65 million at your disposal and don't mind a steady stream of tourists gawking at your front door, the townhouse, which stood in for Carrie Bradshaw's apartment, could be yours.
The 4,100-square-foot, four-story brownstone at 64 Perry Street in New York City, which sold for $9 million in November, is back on the market, according to the New York Daily News.
While Sarah Jessica Parker's character on the show lived on the Upper East Side, the producers chose the West Village residence as the site of her apartment and later switched to the home next door at 66 Perry.
Originally posted 02/28/2012 04:30PM
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.
The CW has ordered a pilot episode of The Carrie Diaries, which will chronicle Bradshaw's teen days in '80s Manhattan, long before penning her sex column.
Originally posted 10/06/2011 02:10PM
Steve Jobs influenced how we talk on the phone, listen to music, watch movies and surf the web.
And along the way, he racked up his share of pop culture notoriety, too.
From Saturday Night Live to Toy Story to Sex and the City, the late Apple visionary's work and his many pervasive products made their mark in the world of entertainment.
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