Mark Mothersbaugh has recently scored the pilot for the CW drama The Carrie Diaries. The project based on the bestselling novel by Candace Bushnell is a prequel to the HBO hit show Sex And The City starring Sarah Jessica Parker, and follows the life of Carrie Bradshaw in the 1980s when she asks her first questions about love, sex, friendship and family while exploring the worlds of high school and Manhattan. The show stars AnnaSophia Robb as Young Carrie, as well as Austin Butler, Katie Findlay, Freeman Agyeman, Matt Letscher, Chloe Bridges, Stefania Owen and Ellen Wong. The pilot is written by Amy Harris (Gossip Girl) who is executive producing the show with Bushnell, Josh Schwartz & Stephanie SavageĀ (The O.C.) andĀ Len Goldstein for Fake Empire. Miguel Artega (The Good Girl, Cedar Rapids) is directing the pilot. The Carrie Diaries is considered to be a near-lock to be picked up to series by the CW next week.

Mothersbaugh appears to be having one of his busiest years of his career to date. Following the comedy hit 21 Jump Street, the Jason Statham-starring thriller Safe and the Showtime series House of Lies, the composer has the comedy What to Expect When You’re Expecting coming out next week. He is also scoring Sony Pictures Animation’s feature Hotel Transylvania, which is set to be released on September 21. Check out the first trailer of the film below and visit the official movie website for more information.