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'Sex and the City' prequel 'The Carrie Diaries' adds Scott Cohen

Pan Am actor Scott Cohen has joined the cast of The Carrie Diaries.

The 50-year-old star will play an "Upper East Side father" on the Sex and the City prequel, according to E! Online.

Scott Cohen


Anne Sophia Robb shooting on location for The Carrie Diaries.

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Cohen currently appears on USA's Necessary Roughness and has also featured in episodes of Castle, Hawaii Five-0 and Grey's Anatomy. Earlier in his career, the actor played roles on NYPD Blue, Gilmore Girls and Law & Order: Trial by Jury.

The Carrie Diaries stars AnnaSophia Robb as a young Carrie Bradshaw and will premiere on The CW in early 2013.

The 18-year-old actress recently praised her predecessor in the role Sarah Jessica Parker, saying: "[She] did such a beautiful job of embodying that role."

Freema Agyeman (Doctor Who), Ellen Wong (Scott Pilgrim vs the World) and Katie Findlay (The Killing) will also star in The Carrie Diaries.

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Watch a trailer for The Carrie Diaries below:

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