Sex and the City is officially returning in the form of a 10-episode season on HBO Max, but the reboot will be without Kim Cattrall who played Samantha Jones.
Per Variety, The new chapter is titled ‘And Just Like That…’ and will star Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis. Kim Cattrall, who played Samantha Jones in the original series, is not returning…The revival will follow Carrie Bradshaw (Parker), Charlotte York (Davis) and Miranda Hobbes (Nixon) as they navigate love and friendship in their 50s. The series will consist of 10 half-hour episodes and is set to begin production in New York City in late spring.”
Parker, Davis and Nixon each shared a brief teaser clip via social media to announce the news.
While many fans were thrilled about the news, many were also concerned about what the iconic series will be like without one of its most beloved characters. Plenty of fans had a lot to say about SATC without Cantrall that “Samantha” became a top ten trend on Twitter. From the funny to the thoughtful to the absolutely hilarious, here are the best fan reactions about SATC returning without Samantha.
Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte in the first episode without Samantha. pic.twitter.com/9FZBKeTFQM— johnny (@justjohnny81) January 11, 2021
Don’t kill off Samantha in the Sex and the City, give Kim Cattrall her own spin off show called “Sex and the Other City” set in London. She plays an agent for British movie stars, getting pissed in Soho with the gays and sleeping with corrupt politicians pic.twitter.com/KH1XyWWMfQ— Hun-derrated ???? (@Hun_derrated) January 11, 2021
I hope Samantha found a friend group that doesn't spend a majority of brunch slut-shaming her.— Gabe González (@gaybonez) January 10, 2021
the writers might be spiteful and kill Samantha off, but i think it would be nice for the fans (me) if she had her happy ending, with Smith in some chic LA polyamorous set up. i loved their relationship✨ pic.twitter.com/zD6tpptyIa— Josh Willacy (@joshywillacy) January 11, 2021
Samantha Jones isn't dead. She's in jail for failing to pay taxes on her OnlyFans earnings.— Frank Costa (@feistyfrank) January 11, 2021
The promo trailer showed just The City cause without Samantha there’s no sex pic.twitter.com/CIzVFRJDpW— Ashley K. (@AshleyKSmalls) January 11, 2021
They're gonna discover that Samantha has a hip young niece at the funeral and it'll somehow be Zendaya.— Brandon Carter (@brandedcarter) January 11, 2021
WHAT IF SAMANTHA WAS DEAD ALL ALONG. pic.twitter.com/j9rvG7ZaPO— Toby Herman (@tobyherman27) January 11, 2021
Samantha helped me through my 20s. Now I want her to help me through my 40s.— Trevino???????????? (@WhatsUpMissT) January 11, 2021
And just like that...it became clear they lost Jane Krakowski’s number, because she would have made the perfect Samantha. pic.twitter.com/9fVrTNXeyZ— Liam Gareau (@liamgareau) January 11, 2021
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