Actor Chris Noth will be reprising his role as Mr. Big from the hit HBO series Sex and the City for the upcoming HBO Max Original series And Just Like That…, which is set to begin production later this year.
The series will open up a new chapter in the world of Sex and the City, and will follow Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Miranda (Cynthia Nixon), and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) as they navigate the journey from the complicated reality of life and friendship in their 30s to the even more complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s. The series will include ten episodes and be a half-hour each, and is set to begin production in New York later this summer.
Speaking on the character of Mr. Big, executive producer Michael Patrick King was ecstatic to be working with Noth again. “I’m thrilled to be working with Chris again on And Just Like That… How could we ever do a new chapter of the Sex And The City story without our Mr. Big?”
The original Sex and the City series was set and shot in New York City, Nominated for over 50 Emmy Awards and winning seven, the HBO show had 94 episodes broadcast over six seasons, premiering on June 6, 1998 and concluding on February 22, 2004. It was followed by a Sex and the City movie in 2008, which was followed by Sex and the City 2 in 2010, both of which were successful at the box office. A Sex and the City 3 was developed in 2016 but ultimately canceled. reportedly due to co-star Kim Cattrall’s unwillingness to revisit the part of Samantha. Cattrall does not appear to be involved in the revival either.
And Just Like That… is executive produced by Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, and Michael Patrick King.