Sarah Jessica Parker starrer Sex And The City reboot And Just Like That has been renewed by HBO Max on Tuesday. The show will now be back on the streaming platform for a second season.
The characters Carrie Bradshaw, Miranda Hobbs and Charlotte York Goldenblatt on the show are played by Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis and Sarah Jessica Parker. The characters depict the ways they navigate friendship and their careers in New York City.
The show first premiered in the 1990s and has four lead female actors. The fourth lead Kim Catrall was not included in the reboot of the show reportedly due to the fallout with cast member Sarah Jessica Parker. The executive producer of the show Michael Patrick King said in a statement, “I am delighted and excited to tell more stories about these vibrant, bold characters — played by these powerful, amazing actors.”
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The head of original content at HBO Max, Sarah Aubrey added they are “delighted by the cultural conversation generated by these characters and their stories, set in a world we already know and love so much.”
Aubrey expressed pride over the work of the executive producer, cast members, crew and the writers on the show. She said, “We can’t wait for fans to see what’s in store for season 2!” The has been renewed despite the backlash they received after the first season aired. While there were many happy with the show making a comeback, many expressed dissatisfaction over the new narrative picked by the makers. Many were also upset that actor Kim Catrall was not included in the reboot.
Actor Chris Noth who played the character of Mr Big on the show was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women in the middle of the season one. In the first episode of the season, the character of Mr Big was killed and Sarah Jessica Parker who plays his wife was positioned as his widow. After the sexual assault allegations, Noth was removed from the final episode of the show.