Speculation ends here and now as to how the upcoming HBO Max sequel plans to remove the absent Kim Cattrall from the series.
Speculation ends here and now is how to”Sex and the city“The team that planned to write Kim Cattrall does not appear in the upcoming sequel series”And just like that”: No, Samantha Jones is not dead, as confirmed by showrunner and executive producer Michael Patrick King in a New York Times recent interview.
“Nobody died,” King said. “Nobody.” (That also includes Mr. Big, who was once rumored to not be returning to the show but is now most certainly evidenced by the appearance of Chris Noth in recent trailers.)
While the series will return to New York City with The Girls now in their 50s, a key element missing will be Cattrall, who plays the outspoken and sexually active Samantha Jones. The actress has long been vocal about never wanting to return to the beloved series, and so she will not appear in the new series. In a recent interview, “Sex and the City” author Candace Bushnell says she doesn’t understand the frenzy surrounding Samantha’s absence. “Honestly, I really don’t understand the kind of fandom where people are like, ‘Oh my god [Samantha’s gone]Bushnell said. “I don’t have that personality, so I don’t even understand it. I don’t understand why people care about celebrities. It made me bewildered. ”
During the interview with the New York Times, King also said that the death of Willie Garson (who played Carrie Stanford Blatch’s gay lover) would not be written into the show. The actor passed away unexpectedly in September after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
“Because it wasn’t hot,” King said of trying to put his own death in “And just like that.” “And I know that the audience will know.”
Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis will return for the trip as Miranda and Charlotte. However, the new cast of Nicole Ari Parker, Sarita Choudhury, Karen Pittman and Sara Ramirez, bring fresh faces to the series and also provide a new cast of characters as the girls grapple with life in the series. city in their 50s. “Each episode, at this point, is about 43 minutes,” says King. “Because there are seven fully recognizable people in it.”
As for why the show didn’t feature prominent characters of color before, star Sarah Jessica Parker said, “It’s a material-based show very much like its era.”
Limited 10-episode series “And Just Like That” premieres HBO Up to December 9th.
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