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News Briefs: A Sex and the City Prequel Is Headed to The CW


… Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! OMG you guys The CW ordered a pilot for The Carrie Diaries, an adaptation of Candace Bushnell’s Sex and the City prequel! The show would be set in the 1980s, when Carrie Bradshaw’s total number of boy-toy conquests was still in the single digits and she hadn’t yet learned to add triple sec and lime juice to her vodka-and-cranberrys. The CW also ordered a pilot for… Continue reading News Briefs: A Sex and the City Prequel Is Headed to The CW

There’s so much crazy Star Wars stuff floating around online that some of you may have seen this already, though most of you probably haven’t. In this recently-discovered rare junket interview for The Empire Strikes Back, there are some fun anecdotes from the cast, like when Mark Hamill opens up the interview discussing plans for the prequels — which, in his mind, end with the… Continue reading Nerd Watch: Rare 'Empire Strikes Back' Interviews Discuss Alternate Sequel and Prequel Plans, The Controversial Ending and More

Review in a Hurry: In 1982, John Carpenter knew how to do a remake. Take the basic idea of an older horror movie (and its source novella), radically reconceive the monster and do an original take. This “premake”—officially a prequel, but beat-for-beat pretty much a remake—is the opposite… Continue reading Movie Review: As a Prequel, The Thing Just Doesn't Pack the Same Terrifying Punch


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As anticipated, the CW is serious about getting into the Carrie Bradshaw business.

The fifth network is about to close a deal for a script based on The Carrie Diaries, Candice Bushnell’s book about Carrie Bradshaw’s high school years. Gossip Girl producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage will shepherd the new version should it go to pilot and (if Carrie fans are lucky) to… Continue reading CW eyes ‘Sex and the City’ prequel


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Looks like we won’t be seeing Carrie Bradshaw’s early adventures on the big screen.

Michael Patrick King, who directed both Sex and the City movies and acted as an executive producer on the series, told reporters during the Television Critics Association press tour today that he was not working on the rumored prequel film.

“My Carrie started at 33… Continue reading Michael Patrick King denies working on ‘Sex and the City’ prequel film