HBO Max introduced the information on Tuesday, March 22, simply over one month after the finale debuted. “I’m delighted and excited to inform extra tales about these vibrant, daring characters — performed by these highly effective, superb actors,” showrunner Michael Patrick King mentioned in an announcement. “The very fact is, we’re all thrilled. And Simply Like That … our Intercourse life is again.”
Sarah Aubrey, head of authentic content material for HBO Max, added: “We’ve got been delighted by the cultural dialog generated by these characters and their tales, set in a world we already know and love a lot. We’re pleased with the work Michael Patrick King and our fantastic writers, producers, forged and crew have achieved to convey these tales to the display screen. We are able to’t anticipate followers to see what’s in retailer for season two.”
Season 1 of And Simply Like That premiered in December 2021, with Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis reprising their roles as Carrie Bradshaw, Miranda Hobbes and Charlotte York, respectively. Kim Cattrall, who performed Samantha Jones within the authentic collection and two films, famously did not return — and that was solely the primary roadblock the revival confronted.
In September 2021, Willie Garson, who performed Carrie’s good friend Stanford Blatch, died of pancreatic cancer at age 57. The actor had already filmed a handful of AJLT episodes, however he was initially scheduled to look in all 10. King rewrote Stanford’s story line after Garson’s dying, with the character moving to Tokyo following his cut up from Anthony (Mario Cantone).
“Earlier than I knew that Willie was sick and couldn’t full it, Stanford was going to have a midlife disaster,” King advised Variety in February. “Stanford’s character at all times had a borderline profession as a supervisor, and we had been like going to discover the truth that it wasn’t an actual profession. It was going to be Carrie and him, feeling the shifts.”
One week after the AJLT collection premiere, multiple women accused Chris Noth of sexual assault. The actor denied the allegations, but a planned cameo for his character, Mr. Huge, within the season finale was scrapped. (Mr. Huge had already been killed off within the first episode.)
After the allegations surfaced, an insider told Us Weekly that Parker was “heartbroken” in regards to the accusations. “She is fiercely protecting of Carrie Bradshaw and furious that she and everybody else on the present has been put into this place,” the supply defined. “It’s not in regards to the cash, however quite her legacy. Carrie was all about serving to ladies and now, underneath her watch, ladies are saying that they’ve been damage.”
HBO Max launched the first season 2 trailer in April 2023, which featured the return of Carrie’s previous love curiosity Aidan Shaw (John Corbett). Deadline beforehand reported that the actor would return to the role in new episodes of the collection in August 2022.
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