Congratulations goes to Austin Butler who has landed the male lead in the CW pilot The Carrie Diaries. The 20-year-old actor will play the main love interest to AnnaSophia Robb – who will play a young Carrie Bradshaw.
According to Deadline – Butler will play Sebastian Kydd – “a brooding heartthrob and ultimate insider who always plays the outsider.”
The series is based on Candace Bushnell’s novel and chronicles Carrie as a teenager living in New York City during the 1980s and discovering love, sex and friendships.
Butler’s other roles have been in Zoey 101, Life Unexpected and Switched at Birth.
His girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens must be so proud!