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No, Says Kim Cattrall, I Did Not Channel Samantha Jones in My New Skims Campaign

Kim Kardashian’s shapewear brand, Skims, dropped a new ad campaign in October, and the lineup of talent included none other than Kim Cattrall. The 67-year-old appears wearing self-styled looks that, as she puts it, make her feel “freakin’ fabulous.” She took a break from a French vacation to speak with The Hollywood Reporter about all […]

‘And Just Like That’ Boss Michael Patrick King Explains Carrie-Aidan Season 2 Ending, Shares Kim Cattrall Cameo Details

[This story contains major spoilers to the season two finale of And Just Like That, “The Last Supper Part Two: Entrée.”] When the And Just Like That writers started chatting about the end of the season two finale, even they admitted they were dreading reliving the conversation between Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Aidan (John […]

Critic’s Notebook: A Frustrating ‘And Just Like That’ Finale Concludes a Sophomore Slump

The uneven second season of the HBO Max series ended with a disappointing cameo and a dark outlook on life.

Kim Cattrall and Five Actors Who Made Surprising Returns to a Role

Call it an un-retirement. An actor makes a splash with a role, and makes an equally big splash retiring from that character or franchise only to return years later. Below, The Hollywood Reporter looks at some of the actors who have been most vocal in their opposition to returning to a role or franchise before […]

Culture Shift: How ‘And Just Like That’ Is Showing More of New York’s Rich Diversity (Guest Column)

For 25 years, Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and others in their orbit (especially their unforgettable fourth bestie, Samantha), have pushed boundaries. In the 1990s and early 2000s, the friends — then in their 30s — normalized the idea of women as sexual beings and depicted women’s full lives as inclusive of both work and play. As […]

‘And Just Like That’ Writers on Aidan and Carrie’s Reunion: “We Have Tricks Up Our Sleeves”

[This story contains spoilers from And Just Like That season two, episode eight: “February 14th.”] And just like that… Aidan is back. In the latest episode of And Just Like That, the Max sequel series has welcomed back Aidan (John Corbett) to the Sex and the City universe. The ex of protagonist Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah […]

Sara Ramirez on Tackling the Hollywood Machine, Fatphobia and “Sexual Freedom” in ‘And Just Like That’ Season 2

[This story contains some spoilers from And Just Like That season two, episode five, “Trick or Treat”.] Sara Ramirez doesn’t know what it’s like to have a pilot based on their life, but the And Just Like That star knows someone who does. “When [the And Just Like That writers] wrote this, I was like, […]

Kim Cattrall Dishes on the Demands of Her ‘And Just Like That’ Cameo

Kim Cattrall wasn’t interested in returning to the Sex and the City franchise, unless she’d be allowed to do so in style. During an appearance on The View, where she was ostensibly promoting her new Netflix series Glamorous, Cattrall dished about the call that she received from HBO about appearing on And Just Like That […]

‘And Just Like That’ Boss on the Series’ (Many) Sex Scenes

[This story contains spoilers from the first two episodes of And Just Like That season two.] And Just Like That, everyone seems to be heading to the bedroom. The Sex and the City sequel kicks off its second season with a provocative, two-and-a-half minute montage, featuring six of its seven main characters in moments of […]

Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis on ‘SATC’ Echoes and Samantha’s ‘And Just Like That’ Return

After a couple of episodes of And Just Like That’s second season, a feeling washes over. Like a conversation with old friends or a favorite pair of jeans, the Max revival series settles in with Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker), Miranda Hobbes (Cynthia Nixon), Charlotte York Goldenblatt (Kristin Davis) and their expanded brunch table, and […]

‘And Just Like That’ Boss on Samantha’s Cameo, Aidan’s Return and the Evolution of Che

“Are you an Aidan person or a Big person?” Michael Patrick King asks, shortly after his face appears via Zoom from New York. When his Sex and the City sequel And Just Like That returns for its second season June 22, the showrunner is hopeful that this now decades-old debate will be had anew. After […]

‘And Just Like That’ Review: Season 2 of Max’s ‘Sex and the City’ Sequel Compels and Comforts Despite Lack of Cohesiveness

Carrie Bradshaw and her friends are back again and still looking for love in all the wrong places.