And just Like That: why Kim Cattrall (Samantha Jones) does not appear in the reboot of Sex and the city

This Tuesday, January 4, in the second part of the evening, TF1 is broadcasting the first episode of And just like thatthe reboot of the cult series sex and the city. If Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon or even Kristin Davis have agreed to resume their role, Kim Cattrall has categorically refused. Find out why.

Fans dreamed of it, HBO Max did it! 18 years after its final episodeseries sex and the city is back on our screens. Under another name, however, since this long-awaited reboot is called And just like that. Let the purists be reassured: the sentimental life of Carrie Bradshaw and her romantico-sexual chronicles are always at the heart of the plot. As at the time, the events take place in New York, where the heroines, now in their fifties, continue to face the hassles of everyday life. The opportunity to see how the relationship between Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Charlotte (Kristin Davis) and Miranda (Cynthia Nixon). But an emblematic figure of the program is missing: it is about Samantha Jones, the irreplaceable man-eater played by Kim Cattrall.

The one who had already refused to participate to the third installment of the film franchise sex and the city again declined the invitation. Several reasons are advanced, starting with the fact that his relationship with Sarah Jessica Parker could not be more strained. The interpreter of Samantha Jones notably criticized the actress to have put her aside in the past. More recently, when her brother tragically passed away, she kicked her out when she offered her condolences. “You are not my family. You are not my friend. So I am writing to tell you one last time to stop exploiting our tragedy in order to restore your character to ‘nice little girl’“, she said in particular.

Kim Cattrall didn’t like the direction taken for her character

The tensions with Sarah Jessica Parker are not the only reason for her refusal to join the cast of And just like that. If Kim Cattrall kindly declined the invitation, it’s also because she wasn’t convinced by the scriptand even less by the fate reserved for his character.

Indeed, Samantha Jones was not only to find herself at the heart of a sex scandal with a minorbut it also had to be held responsible for the death of a loved one of Carrie Bradshaw. But no offense to those who would have liked so much to see her resume her cult character, Kim Cattrall has no intention of playing the wrong role this time around.