Kim Cattrall decided not to return to the hit franchise following a row with Sarah Jessica Parker. Despite Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davies reprising their roles in the reboot And Just Like That the 65-year old has declined to sign up.
Kim Cattrall ‘s character Samantha Jones hasn’t been killed off in the upcoming Sex and the City reboot amid hopes she’ll return.
And Just Like That is set to hit TV screens in December, with Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis reprising their iconic roles for the new series which follows the trio’s lives in New York, more than 10 years after the last spin-off film was released.
Kim, who was 65 years old, was Samantha Jones’ PR guru in the HBO series. She also appeared in the SATC movies. But after a nasty fight with Sarah Jessica she decided not to return to the show.
Fans were in a frenzy trying to figure out how the reboot would be convincing without Samantha. Rumours suggested that Samantha was being killed.
The following is an extract from the Daily Mail, Kim’s character is instead living in London, and the door has been left open for her to return to the show when it begins filming a second season.
According to a source, it was. “made no sense”Samantha was still in New York, but she wasn’t interacting with Miranda, Charlotte, and Carrie so we shipped her to London. “perfect way to keep her alive and explain her absence.”
Although Samantha was originally intended to be sent to Los Angeles by the writers, they were unable to do so because of the Sex and the City movie that showed her living in a large beachside home.
“Viewers will learn that she is thriving in England even though she has fallen out with Carrie,”Source added
And the show’s creators are hopeful that by touching upon Kim and Sarah Jessica’s real-life spat in the show, they can persuade the actress to return to reprise her iconic character one more time.
“Carrie is the one who has the tough time without Samantha and by the end of And Just Like That you’ll see Carrie extend the olive branch and try and rekindle the friendship,”The source was revealed.
The show’s creators are hopeful Kim will return for the second season of And Just Like That, because she was “missed on set”They want Samantha make a remark. “triumphant return”New York
Kim talked about her feuding with Sarah Jessica in 2017. She said that she felt mistreated by her co-stars on the set of the TV series and the movies.
“This isn’t about more money. It’s not about more scenes. It’s not about any of those things. This is about a clear decision, an empowered decision in my life to end one chapter and start another,”Piers Morgan was shocked that she had ruled out ever returning for the hit series.