With the information that the Sex and the City revival is coming to HBO Max, followers have been questioning why Kim Cattrall is now not related to the collection.
Within the preliminary collection order announcement of And Simply Like That, the brand new identify for the collection, Cattrall was not talked about, seemingly confirming that she wouldn’t be reprising the position of Samantha.
The actress beforehand confirmed she had no intention of returning to the franchise amid claims of a feud between her and co-star Sarah Jessica Parker.
A fan commented on Instagram Cattrall wouldn’t be returning as a result of “they dislike one another,” prompting Parker to write down the next in response.
“No. I don’t dislike her. I’ve by no means stated that. By no means would.” the collection lead wrote, including:
”Samantha isnt a part of this story. However she is going to all the time be a part of us. Irrespective of the place we’re or what we do.”
Cattrall was a pivotal a part of the unique collection and its two film sequels, however it later emerged that she had stated no to returning in a possible third film.
In a 2017 interview with Piers Morgan, the star stated that her reply to the third film was “Thanks, however no.”
She additionally addressed rumors that she had been “demanding or a diva,” and opted guilty her co-stars.
“That is actually the place I take to job the folks from Intercourse and the Metropolis, particularly Sarah Jessica Parker. I feel she might have been nicer.”
“It’s an awesome half,” she stated of Samantha, earlier than saying that the present ought to recast the character with an African-American actress.
“I performed it previous the end line after which some, and I cherished it. And one other actress ought to play it. Perhaps they may make it an African-American Samantha Jones, or a Hispanic Samantha Jones.”
The brand new HBO Max Unique collection is predicated on the e book, Intercourse and the Metropolis, by Candice Bushnell and the unique TV collection created by Darren Star.
The collection will comply with Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte as they navigate the journey from the sophisticated actuality of life and friendship of their 30s to the much more sophisticated actuality of life and friendship of their 50s.
The ten-episode, half-hour collection is scheduled to start manufacturing in New York late spring.
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Paul Dailly is the Affiliate Editor for TV Fanatic. Observe him on Twitter.