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‘Sex and the City’ Carrie Bradshaw vs. Stephen King’s Carrie White

What separates ‘Sex and the City’ Carrie from Stephen King’s Carrie? From love interests to fashion sense, Anna Klassen dissects the similarities and differences between Carrie Bradshaw and Carrie White.

The highly anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s horror novel Carrie, starring Chloe Grace Moretz as the telekinetic outcast, has been pushed back for a Halloween release. As we mourn the loss of one Carrie—originally slated for release this March—we have another to look forward to, in the form of high school-age Carrie Bradshaw, on the CW’s Sex and the City prequel, The Carrie Diaries. From their social standing to mother issues, we dissect the similarities and differences between 2013’s most notorious Carries.

 

Carrie Bradshaw versus Carrie White

Carrie Bradshaw versus Stephen King's Carrie White , Getty; Michael Ochs Archives/Getty