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Samantha isnt returning however we are presenting two new characters, feisty and strong females of colour, who will help present the program to a brand-new generation of viewers and more accurately show the world we live in..
The source included: Its time for the program to reflect the faces and lives of real women in New York in 2021..
The original series, featuring Sarah Jessica Parker as lovelorn reporter Carrie Bradshaw, ended up being a big hit however significantly overlooked the concern of race..
One of the only black characters was the lowly assistant Louise from St Louis, played by Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson.
Miss Parker, 55, is reported to be earning more than ₤ 1 million to return to the show, which first aired in the UK on Channel 4 in 1999..
Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis, 55, will reprise their roles as Miranda and Charlotte..
Miss Nixon, 54, has stated her one regret is that the original program, which spawned 2 struck movies, did not include characters from racially varied backgrounds.
British-born Cattrall, 64, refused the opportunity to make a third movie in 2016, amidst reports of a rift with Miss Parker..
The show source stated: The very first series followed the ladies in their 20s … Now they are in their 50s so life is somewhat different. The one thing that will never ever alter is their love of great shoes..
Cynthia Nixon (left) Kristin Davis (second left), and Sarah Jessica Parker (2nd right), all 55, will repeat their functions as Miranda, Charlotte and Carrie. Samantha, played by Kim Cattrall (best), will not appear in the reboot
Man-eating Samantha, played by Kim Cattrall (pictured), will not feature in the new variation, called And Just Like That.
Man-eating Samantha, played by Kim Cattrall, will not include in the new variation, called And Just Like That. Instead, there will be 2 new characters– a strong, powerful African-American female and another from an Asian background.
Last night a source close to the production informed The Mail on Sunday: Its ridiculous that life in a melting-pot like New York was portrayed entirely through the eyes of white ladies..
Sex And The Diversity … Samantha is replaced by two lively women of colour in eagerly expected reboot of the beloved series
By Caroline Graham In Los Angeles For The Mail On Sunday
Released: 23:40, 16 January 2021|Updated: 23:42, 16 January 2021
The eagerly expected reboot of Sex And The City is about to desert its all-white cast in attempt to update the show for modern-day sensitivities. Visualized: Sex And The City stars Sarah Jessica Parker and Jennifer Hudson
It might have tried to define relationships, friendships and cosmopolitan glamour in Noughties America.
However while there was sex in Sex And The City, there certainly wasnt much variety.
Now the excitedly anticipated reboot of the popular series will abandon its all-white cast in attempt to update the show for modern level of sensitivities.
Producers on the ₤ 8 million, ten-part series, which will start recording in the summertime, have actually promised to make the program as vibrant and racially varied as New York city itself.