HollywoodLife has EXCLUSIVE intel on what Kim Cattrall actually thinks about her iconic character, Samantha Jones, making off-screen appearances on ‘And Just Like That.’
On the most recent episode of And Just Like That, Kim Cattrall‘s Samantha Jones was concerned in a texting dialog with Sarah Jessica Parker‘s Carrie Bradshaw. While Kim, 65, selected to not return to the Sex and the City The revival sequence, HBO Max has still found ways to involve Samantha within the storyline. Following Samantha’s newest textual content look, a supply near Kim EXCLUSIVELY instructed HollywoodLife that the actress is not stunned that her iconic character stays related on the brand new present.
“Kim obviously sees how the series imitates real life because Sarah and Kim will never be friends,” the insider stated. “Kim’s focus has been to distance herself from the show on a professional and personal level. She’ll always appreciate the fan support but it’s just not where her life is at anymore. The fact that they’ve written her character in through text messages doesn’t surprise Kim. She knows she played a huge role on the series and Samantha will always be an icon.” HL reached out to Kim’s rep, however we’ve not heard again.
Samantha’s absence was addressed on the very first episode of And Just Like That, It’s defined that she apparently had a falling out with the women and now lives in London, although she sends flowers to Carrie after her lover Mr. Big (Chris Noth, dies of a heart attack, In episode 5, Carrie texts Samantha to let her know that she’ll be sharing an previous story about her on a podcast. Samantha provides her the inexperienced gentle to take action, however when Carrie texts “I miss you” to Samantha, Samantha goes radio-silent,
Kim has but to publicly handle Samantha’s disappearance. However, after the And Just Like That premiere, the actress did like several tweets from followers that confirmed help for her and her beloved character. Show boss Michael Patrick King beforehand confirmed that Kim’s Samantha, who appeared in all 6 seasons of SATC, in addition to the 2 characteristic movies, wouldn’t be a part of the revival sequence after deciding she now not needed to play the fictional publicist.
,And Just Like That was by no means 4,” the showrunner explained to the The Hollywood Reporter, “It never was on the radar as four because Kim Cattrall, for whatever reason, didn’t want to play Samantha anymore while we were doing the [third] movie. I never thought, ‘Oh, there’s a hole I have to fill.’ Samantha doesn’t not exist in their lives,” he stated.