As soon as we discovered that “Intercourse and the Metropolis” was coming again with out Samantha in a brand new collection on HBO Max, we could not assist however surprise what had occurred to Kim Cattrall’s character.
Amid all of the fan theories, we now have yet another official clue about how the writers plan to elucidate Cattrall’s absence. TVLine spoke with Casey Bloys, the HBO Max chief content material officer in regards to the sequel collection, “And Simply Like That,” and he supplied a touch about what occurred to Samantha.
“They’re not making an attempt to re-do Intercourse and the Metropolis,” Bloys advised TVLine. “They’re not making an attempt to say that these characters are reliving their 30s. It is rather a lot a narrative about ladies of their 50s, and they’re coping with issues that folks cope with of their 50s.”
He added that “simply as in actual life, folks come into your life, folks depart.”
“Friendships fade, and new friendships begin. So I feel it’s all very indicative of the true phases, the precise phases of life…” he stated. “They’re making an attempt to inform an trustworthy story about being a lady in her 50s in New York. So it ought to all really feel considerably natural, and the buddies that you’ve whenever you’re 30, it’s possible you’ll not have whenever you’re 50.”
After the information broke that Samantha wouldn’t be returning to the reprisal of the present, disillusioned followers brainstormed a number of attainable outcomes for her character. Whereas one widespread TV plot transfer could be to kill her off, that did not sit effectively with many followers.
Some Twitter customers urged it might be significantly better if the sassy character was busy traveling the world, dwelling her finest life, whereas others identified Samantha might transfer again to Los Angeles and verify in along with her mates when she had time.
“I actually don’t need or assume Samantha must be lifeless,” @jennjaypal wrote. “I hope Samantha is touring the world and retains in contact when she will however is simply not concerned within the on daily basis plotline of those ladies’s present lives.”
This week, as information circulated that Samantha and the opposite “Intercourse and the Metropolis” ladies had stopped being mates within the present, many individuals weren’t shocked however did not love the answer.
“Intercourse and the Metropolis’s revival will clarify Samantha’s absence by saying she’s merely not mates with Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte in keeping with HBO,” Jarett Wieselman posted. “Which, truthfully, feels just like the worst attainable selection.”
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