‘Sex and the City’s fans’ favorite character is handsdown Kim Cattrall’s Samantha Jones. The romantic comedy drama series started back in the 90s, however, it soon got a cult following which forced the creators of ‘Sex and the City‘ to come back with ‘And Just Like That’ after a decade. However, the fan favorite character, Samantha actress didn’t return for the reboot. However, Cattrall has had a strained relationship with the show in recent years, and in particular with her former co-star Sarah Jessica Parker who is seen as Carrie. Nevertheless, Cattrall agreed upon coming back as the PR character for a cameo in the reboot for Season 2 and has shared about her bitter-sweet relationship with the series.
Kim Cattrall’s attachment to Sex and the City’s Samantha Jones
The ‘Glamorous’ actress opened up about what her ‘Sex and the City‘ past still means in her present life. “I don’t think I’ll ever say goodbye to Samantha,” Cattrall told Today. “She’s like a lot of other characters that I’ve done over the years. I get very emotionally attached and protective of my characters. She gave me so much, and I’m so appreciative of her.”
Kim Cattrall’s Samantha Jones is the oldest and most sexually confident of the foursome. Cattrall’s Samantha is an independent businesswoman with a career in public relations (PR). She is confident, strong, and extremely outspoken, and calls herself a “try-sexual” (meaning she’ll try anything once). Early on in the show, Samantha declares she has given up on relationships and has decided to just have sex “like a man”, that is: without emotions or feelings, and purely for physical gratification, however, every ‘SATC’ fans know her reel life friends became her soulmates.
Samantha’s consequential phone call with Carrie
Cattrall, 66, just stepped back into the stilettos of the fictional PR maven while filming a brief cameo for the Season 2 finale of ‘And Just Like That…‘ in which Samantha and Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) have a “consequential” phone call. Despite fans’ wishes for more Samantha in future episodes of ‘AJLT,’ Cattrall confirmed: “That’s as far as I’ll go. It felt like dipping my toe back in time and having a wonderful afternoon, and then a great martini,” Cattrall said of the scene. Needless to say, fans are waiting for that scene with baited breaths.
You can watch ‘And Just Like That’ Season 2 on HBO Max.