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And Just Like That... the trailer is here: Everything we know about the Sex and the City reboot.

Seventeen years after the conclusion of the TV show, and 11 years after the second film, Sex and the City is officially being revived.

The show, which will be titled And Just Like That... is returning in December for 10, half-hour episodes on HBO Max — that's Foxtel and BINGE in Australia.

It will follow three of the 'core four' SATC characters Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Charlotte (Kristin Davis), and Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) as they navigate love and friendship in their 50s.

The newly released trailer suggests that there'll be plenty to appeal to fans of the original (Carrie's... eccentric style, a pash with Mr Big, panoramic shots of NYC, old friends), plus some brand-new faces and thoroughly modern touches (Carrie on a podcast, anyone?).

Watch the trailer for And Just Like That... below. Post continues after video.


Here's what we know so far about the SATC reboot.

Who's in (and out) in the Sex and the City reboot?

The Core Four

As above, Sarah Jessica Parker will be returning as Carrie, as will Kristin Davis as Charlotte, and Cynthia Nixon as Miranda.

Kim Cattrall will not be returning as Samantha, though HBO Max Chief Content Officer Casey Bloys said in an interview with TVLine that there will be a reasonable explanation as to why she is written out of the show.

"Just as in real life, people come into your life, people leave," he said. 

"Friendships fade, and new friendships start. So I think it is all very indicative of the real stages, the actual stages of life."

Sarah Jessica Parker, whose ongoing feud with Cattrall is widely known, told TMZ: "We’re not looking to create a fourth character [to replace Samantha]. We have New York City as the fourth character. There will be lots of interesting, new characters we are super excited about."

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Returning Characters

As seen in the trailer, Carrie's love interest, Mr Big (Chris Noth), will be back. 

And John Corbett, who played Carrie's other man, Aidan Shaw, said earlier this year that he will appear in "quite a few" episodes.

David Eisenberg will be returning as Miranda's man, Steve Brady, as will Evan Handler as Charlotte's husband, Harry Goldenblatt.

Fans will be particularly touched to see Willie Garson, who played Carrie's best friend, Stanford Blatch, in what became his final role. Garson died in September of pancreatic cancer. He was 57 years old.

New Cast

Grey's Anatomy star Sara Ramírez will be joining the cast as a queer, non-binary comedian and podcast host named Che Diaz. 

"Che is a big presence with a big heart whose outrageous sense of humour and progressive, human overview of gender roles has made them and their podcast very popular," HBO Max says of the new character.

"Everyone at And Just Like That… is beyond thrilled that a dynamically talented actor such as Sara Ramírez has joined the Sex and the City family. Sara is a one-of-a-kind talent, equally at home with comedy and drama — and we feel excited and inspired to create this new character for the show."

What's the limited season about?

In an interview with Vanity Fair, Sarah Jessica Parker opened up about what we can expect from the new season.

"I think that Cynthia, Kristin, and I are all excited about the time that has passed," Parker said.

"You know, who are they in this world now? Have they adapted? What part have they played? Where have they fallen short as women, as friends, and how are they finding their way? Did they move with momentum? Are they like some people who are confused, threatened, nervous [by what’s happening in the world]? I’m so curious and excited to see how the writers imagine these women today," she explained.

"What is their relationship to social media? What has changed?"

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Interestingly, we will get to see Miranda and Charlotte juggle raising teenagers.

"For Carrie, who doesn’t have family beyond her friendships, where is she professionally? How have all of these political changes affected her work? Is she still writing a column? Has she written any more books? Or does she have a podcast? What does fashion mean to her now? How have the friendships changed or not changed, and has her social circle grown?

"[COVID-19 will] obviously be part of the storyline, because that's the city [these characters] live in. And how has that changed relationships once friends disappear? I have great faith that the writers are going to examine it all."

We also know that Carrie Bradshaw will be a regular guest on new character Che's podcast.

When will the Sex and the City reboot air?

The trailer revealed that And Just Like That... will premiere on December 9 on HBO Max. In Australia, it will air on Foxtel and be available to stream via Binge.

SJP revealed earlier this year that the first episode is titled "Hello, It's Me".

We. Can't. Wait.

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