Fire up the hot shots! Buy tickets for the comedy concert! “And Just Like That,” the show that made the Internet explode in conversation every week, has been renewed for another season of HBO Max.
The renewal of HBO’s iconic comedy “Sex and the City” may have been later than expected – the series’ first season ended on February 3 – but it was something of a formality. It told Casey Bloys, chief content officer for HBO and HBO Max Variety before the finale that “And Just Like That” had been the streamer’s most successful original series to date. And in interviews, both showrunner Michael Patrick King and the show’s star and executive producer Sarah Jessica Parker said they wanted the show to continue.
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“We did something that was hard to do, which is that we took something familiar and did it new – for better or worse,” King said. And Parker said all the principles were set to speak soon to figure out a season 2 schedule: “It feels like there’s momentum.”
The finale of season 1 of “And Just Like That” certainly left a lot on the table to expand with in the future, with Carrie’s new podcast, cheekily called “Sex and the City” – as well as a new love interest for her, Franklin (Ivan Hernandez).
HBO Max’s announcement of renewal confirmed the return of Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis; Davis and Nixon are also executive producers.
In a statement, King said: “I’m happy and excited to tell more stories about these lively, daring characters – played by these powerful, amazing actors. The fact is, we’re all excited. And just like that… our sex life is back. ”
And Sarah Aubrey, head of original content at HBO Max, said: “We’ve been thrilled by the cultural conversation generated by these characters and their stories that take place in a world we already know and love so much. We are “proud of the work that Michael Patrick King and our wonderful writers, producers, cast and crew have done to bring these stories to the screen. We can not wait for fans to see what awaits season 2!”
Julie Rottenberg, Elisa Zuritsky and John Melfi are also executive producers. The show “Sex and the City”, which ran on HBO for six seasons from 1998-2004, was created by Darren Star and was based on the book of the same name by Candace Bushnell.
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