Sex and The City might come back without one cast member. The HBO show had six seasons from 1998 to 2004. The series also had two movies, however, there are rumors of another installment doing the rounds for a long time.
The film never coming to life might have to do with one cast member refusing to jump on board with her cast members. Kim Cattrall who played Samantha Jones in the series as well as the movie has been vocal about her time on the show. She has blasted Sarah Jessica Parker for being cruel during their time on the show.
The actress has been open on Instagram as well as interviews about the same. Jessica portrayed the protagonist, Carrie Bradshaw, has tried her best to play off the tensions and find a solution. However, Kim seems to be staying strong in her feelings.
But now, Page Six reported that the reboot is in the works at HBO Max. The show is reportedly a limited event series that will be exclusively on HBO Max. earlier, it used to air on HBO but the reboot is said to be on the streaming service. The original cast including Jessica, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis is in talks to reprise their roles.
Kim has already made it clear that she does not wish to reprise her role. The reports of the show getting reboot are not news as many other TV shows are also having a revival. Rumors regarding the third installment of the movie have been doing the rounds for years. However, it seems that the project has shifted to HBO Max.
Sex And The City Might Focus on Sexual Politics
The streaming service has been trying to rope in subscribers by launching reboots of popular shows. This will surely help the service gain popularity as well as subscribers. A reboot of Sex and The City could be timely as the show was groundbreaking back in the time.
The show dealt with many issues and especially it had honest depictions of female sexuality. However, it was also problematic sometimes, the show has addressed issues that were previously taboo for television.
Jessica has suggested in the past that a Sex and the City revival could deal with topics like sexual politics on social media and the Times Up and #MeToo movements. Although it is reportedly a limited series, there is a lot of ground to cover.