If season 1 of the Sex and the City Aired on its reboot, some fans felt the show would be incomplete without Kim Cattrall’s Samantha. Many hope that she will return for future episodes. But unfortunately, Cattrall is “done” with the character and insists she will never appear in it And just like that.
Samantha was absent from “And Just Like That”
And just like that records with Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) as a 50-year-old in New York City. The first season follows Carrie as she forms a new friendship with Seema (Sarita Choudhury) after the death of Mr. Big (Chris Noth).
As Carrie grieves, Miranda explores her sexuality, finds a new love interest, and befriends her professor. Charlotte is also expanding her social circle while being the ultimate mom to her two young children.
Meanwhile, Samantha goes missing. According to Carrie, Samantha is traveling in England. And she ended their friendship because she was upset that Carrie fired her as her publicist.
Despite not appearing on the show, Samantha is still in dialogue. After Big’s death, she sends flowers to the funeral. And when Carrie reaches out to her, Samantha texts back.
Why Kim Cattrall Won’t Be on ‘And Just Like That’
Cattrall left the sex in the city franchise following the release of the second film in 2010. She has since worked on other projects including two current series – How I met your father and Queer as folk. But she recently told Variety that she has no interest in reprising her role as Samantha in And just like that.
“Everything inside me said, ‘I’m done,‘” Cattrall said, recalling how she felt after filming it Sex and the city 2. “Everything has to grow or it dies. I felt like when the series ended I thought that was wise. We don’t repeat ourselves. And then the movie to finish up all the loose ends. And then there’s a movie. And then there is a movie?”
When proposing Sex and the City was a show for another time, Cattrall gave the outlet a definitive answer about her potential return. “That’s a no,” she insisted. “It’s powerful to say no.”
Kim Cattrall brushes off Sarah Jessica Parker’s comment that she doesn’t want her to come back
In the past, Cattrall quoted Sex and the City‘s grueling film schedule and her fractured relationship with co-star Sarah Jessica Parker as her reasons for leaving the franchise. When Parker was asked in early 2022 if she would be okay with Cattrall returning to the group, the actor suggested she wouldn’t.
“I don’t think I would do that,” Parker told Variety. “Because I think there’s just too much public sentiment on her part that she’s shared.”
In her recent conversation with Variety, Cattrall said she hasn’t read Parker’s comments. But upon hearing them, she remarked that it doesn’t matter as she has no plans to return.
“Well, it was never going to happen anyway,” Cattrall said. “So nobody has to worry about that.”
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