She is a year-old high school student living in the fictional town of Castlebury, Connecticut , who dreams of being a famous writer. Carrie's mother recently died from cancer and as a result, Carrie's younger sister, Dorrit, is more rebellious than ever, and their father, Tom, is overwhelmed with the responsibility of suddenly having to care for two teenage girls on his own.
Instead of attending school on one day during the week, she takes an internship at a law firm in New York City which she relishes as a stepping stone in her quest to leave her small town behind her. She left this position to work for Larissa Loughlin at Interview Magazine.
Unfortunately, when Larissa is fired, so is Carrie. She decides to stay in New York, rather than going to Malibu with Sebastian. In the Season 2 finale, she moves into Larissa's apartment with Samantha.
Sebastian moves to Castlebury after getting kicked out of his old high school for having sex with his art history teacher. He lives with his divorced mother who is never around. He and Carrie date during the second half of the first season, before breaking up after a fight resulting in Sebastian kissing Maggie. They are constantly going back and forth from a couple to singles and back, but it is clear that they both have feelings for each other.
At the end of Season 2, Sebastian moves to Malibu to run his company, and it seems that he and Carrie may have broken up. Ellen Wong as Jill "Mouse" Chen; Jill is Carrie's nerdy and sweet best friend from high school and the ex-girlfriend of a college guy she still loves. They broke up because both of their grades were getting low.
In school, she is an academic overachiever who is said to be under pressure and driven to be the best at everything by her stern parents. Mouse accepts an offer to go to Harvard towards the end of Season 2. She is a sarcastic and self-assured underachieving student who barely passes her classes and is said to have an unhappy home life where her parents neglect and ignore her.
She cares about Carrie, and will sacrifice her own happiness for Carrie's. Maggie is proposed to by Pete in the last episode of Season 2, and she accepts. She openly resents Carrie for being close with their mother, and for not having more time with her. She is rebelling by dyeing her hair and wearing too much eye make-up as well as seeing a guy older than Carrie called Miller. He is Maggie's ex-boyfriend. He doesn't know that she is cheating on him with a cop.
In the ending of the first episode, it's implied that Walt is secretly gay. In later episodes it is clear he is confused about his sexuality, he even sparks an interest in a man named Bennet Wilcox an employee at Interview Magazine. At the end of the first season he and Maggie break up, and she as well as the rest of the group finds out about his homosexuality. In season 2 he begins dating Bennett and his mom sees a picture of them in a local newspaper and kicks him out.
He lives at Carrie's for 3 episodes before being scared off by the potential to get AIDS, breaking up with Bennett and moving back in with his parents, denying his sexuality again. By the end of Season 2, his parents finally accept Walt's homosexuality. Chloe Bridges as Donna LaDonna; The school's most popular girl, and she is the leader of a cliques called ' The Jens ' which is made up of all of the school's shallow and narcissistic 'mean girls'.
She was Carrie's chief rival in the first season and also had a crush on Walt. When she found out that Walt was gay, she protected his secret by telling the whole school that they had sex. She is currently frenemies with Carrie. It is later revealed that Larissa is an African princess who ran away from her family and found financial support from a British lord before moving to America.
Carrie introduces Larissa to Harlan, her father Tom's friend, and Larissa and Harlan get married in the Season 2 finale. Matt Letscher as Tom Bradshaw; Carrie's overprotective father. He loosens up a bit as the series progresses. In the Season 2 finale, Tom and Carrie mend their relationship when she tells him that she will stay in New York and support herself.
She is part of Manhattan's music scene. Samantha and Carrie move in together at the end of Season 2. Maggie ended up pregnant with Simon's child but lost it when she experienced complications.
He is fired by Maggie's father when he finds out. Walt broke up with him when he realised that he wants all the things that gay people can't have, after a health scare with AIDS. Towards the end of second season Walt decides that he cannot live a lie and reconciles with Bennet, realising that he missed him. Nadia Dajani as Deb, Tom's ex-girlfriend. Brown as Thomas West, Mouse's academic rival and former boyfriend.
The two broke up after West explained that he was tired of competing with Mouse after she got accepted in Harvard. They follow her around in explosions of neon doing whatever their leader tells them to. Evan Crooks as Miller, Dorrit's former boyfriend who works at the Record store. Chris Wood as Adam Weaver 4 episodes , a guy who Carrie meets while trying to get an interview for the magazine, took her virginity, and is currently her ex. Giullian Yao Gioiello as Scott, Dorrit's friend who later becomes her boyfriend.
They meet at the Bradshaw house party. He eventually becomes her boyfriend near the end of Season 2 upon being tricked to go to prom with him. Development[ edit ] In September , it was officially announced that The CW was moving forward with a television series as a prequel to the original series, based on The Carrie Diaries. Former Sex and the City writer Amy B. Harris penned the adaptation.
Stefania Owen has landed the part of Carrie Bradshaw's year-old sister Dorrit. She's described as rebelling in the most obvious of ways: Dorrit is desperate for attention and willing to get it any way she can. Wong will play Carrie's best friend in high school, Jill Chen. Also known as 'The Mouse', Jill is said to be intelligent and loyal.
Findlay will star in the project as Carrie's oldest friend Maggie Landers, the police chief's daughter. Whereas Carrie is beginning to explore Manhattan, Maggie has no desire to leave her town. Butler will play Sebastian Kydd, a brooding heartthrob and ultimate insider who always plays the outsider. His presence at Carrie's school will shake things up in a big way. News reported that actress Lindsey Gort was cast as Samantha Jones for the second season.
Harris revealed that had the show been renewed for a third season, Miranda Hobbes would have been introduced as Mouse's roommate at Harvard.