Kim Cattrall says the way Sex and the City spin-off And Just Like That handled Samantha’s absence was “strange”.

Kim Cattrall has shared the “conclusion” she came to after the release of And just like that.

Cattrall who played Samantha Sex and the CityShe did not return for the spin-off series, which will air in 2021.

The series’ opening scene addressed Cattrall’s absence by revealing that Samantha no longer speaks to her friends Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Miranda (Cynthia Nixon), and Charlotte (Kristin Davis).

Cattrall, who had fallen out with Parker in real life, had previously been vocal about not wanting to reprise the role after the critically maligned 2010 film Sex and the city 2.

The actor has now come forward And just like that in a new interview with diversity. When asked if she’d seen anything of the show, Cattrall replied, “I’ve certainly heard of it. And I’ve come to the conclusion that the truly greatest compliment I can get as an actor is to be missed.”

Referring to the scene explaining her character’s absence, Cattrall added, “Oh yeah. i heard that Well, that feels different than the Samantha I played.”

Kim Cattrall in Sex and the City Season 3

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She continued, “It’s weird, isn’t it? I don’t know how to feel about it. It’s so finite for me, so I can’t go on. This feels like an echo of the past. Apart from the really wonderful feeling – it’s rare in my business – that people want more, especially at 65. It feels strong that I left something that I’m so proud of. I loved her. i loved her so much

“It’s tough competition. The original show is in all our imaginations. But to me it feels clean.”

And just like that proved a hit with audiences and will return for a second season. Kim Cattrall says the way Sex and the City spin-off And Just Like That handled Samantha’s absence was “strange”.


JOE HERNANDEZ is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. JOE HERNANDEZ joined USTimeToday in 2022 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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