The highly-anticipated premiere of the reboot of the popular show Sex and the City has finally taken place. The show has returned back with the original cast consisting of stars like Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis.
Sarah Jessica Parker has walked on the red carpet after years for the premiere. Her appearance has made the red-carpet event even more special. Her husband Matthew Broderick and her son James Wilkie also joined her in the event.
Sarah wore a sparkling prom-style Oscar de la Renta gown with pink tulle. Kristin Davis on the other hand went for a deep blue mermaid-style custom dress. Cynthia Nixon went for a totally unique look with a vibrant orange dress that had matching buttons.
Sex And The City Premiere
The show Sex and the City has grown cult-like followers over years. It is a super-hit American romantic comedy-drama. The show is an adaptation of a 1997 book of the same name. It first premiered on 6 June 1998 on HBO. The show ended on 22 February 2004.
It followed the lives of a group of four women who are in their mid-thirties and early forties. Their journey depicted their different natures and ever-changing sex lives. Their lives get entangled and they become inseparable later in their lives.
After 23 years of its first episode, Sarah Jessica Parker who played Carrie Bradshaw confirmed that a spin-off of the show was in progress. The reboot is named And Just Like That and is set to be premiered on 9th December of 2021.
Carrie is also the narrator of the show. She is a writer who lives in New York City. The show has already received a lot of sayings from the fans within a few days of release. It will be interesting to see how is the reboot going to turn out over a longer time frame.
First Look Of The Reboot
The spinoff became available for streaming on HBO Max starting December of 2021. The original viewers and fans had a sense of nostalgia and memories attached to the show. Hence, it was not difficult to gather all the attention towards the reboot.
All the stars of the show have shared a look of the show on their social media. Fans were excited to see whether Carrie Bradshaw, Charlotte York, and Miranda Hobbes have adapted. The main question viewers have is: Where are these three women in their journeys?
The show does not have Samantha Jones from the original though. The three leading ladies make up the majority of the new teaser. The clip offers glimpses into the personal lives of each and every one of them. The characters Charlotte and Harry are seen attending their daughter Lily's piano recital.
Miranda, Steven, and a teenage Brady are seen embracing each other warmly. Carrie and Big share a kiss in the trailer. Much of the footage appears to be a continuation of the storyline of the original series. But it surely has its new delights and twists.
What Are The Episodes About?
There are 10 total episodes of the show spinoff. A more diverse cast will have a great impact on the storytelling of And Just Like That... Sarah says that she is very excited to be a part of something that she considers different. She says that the show comprises a group of real people.
She feels blessed to work with her old friends. She has revealed that the storyline of the show deals with some sort of race and real experiences in New York City. The spinoff received a total of 64% of ratings by the website Rotten Tomatoes.
And Just Like That has also got an average rating of 5.9/10 based on a total of 25 critic reviews. The critics say that the spinoff fails to capture the fizz of the original. Some have mentioned that the characters of the show have developed depths and aged like a fine wine.
Metacritic has assigned a score of 57 out of 100 based on 26 critics. Some people have complained about way too many 2021 cultural touchstones. But it has also not been considered awful or intolerable. We can say that it has received mixed or average reviews on its premiere.