Just days after it was reported that Chris Noth wouldn’t be reprising his function as Mr. Big within the ‘Sex and the City’ revival sequence, the actor took to Instagram to set the document straight.
UPDATE (Feb. 22, 2021 — 9:42pm ET): Chris took to Instagram on Feb. 22, 4 days after Page Six reported that his character — Mr. Big — wouldn’t be returning for the Sex and the City revival sequence heading to HBO Max, and reacted to the news. “Everything changes — including announcements in the rags,” he wrote on Instagram in response to a fan’s query about whether or not he could be concerned. As one other commenter pleaded for Noth to “reconsider” and never make followers “sad,” the actor replied, “Well, if Page Six says it … it must be true [wink face emoji].” So in the event you ask us, it seems like there’s nonetheless hope!
ORIGINAL STORY: Pour a cosmo out for Mr. Big. Chris Noth is allegedly not reprising his notorious function on the Sex and the City revival coming to HBO Max, titled And Just Like That, which Page Six reported on Feb. 18. And Chris, 66, is just not the one main love curiosity who could also be skipping out on the reboot, in accordance with this report.
David Eigenberg, who performed Miranda Hobbes’ long-running love curiosity Steve Brady on SATC, was additionally reported to not be reprising his function. However, the 56-year-old actor’s rep had a conflicting story, telling Page Six that David remains to be “in negotiations to appear in the series.”
Meanwhile, there was no phrase from Mr. Big’s actor on whether or not or not this report is true. HollywoodLife has reached out to his rep and Sarah Jessica Parker‘s for comment. SJP has not yet confirmed this report, either, after teasing Mr. Big’s doable return in January. After Sarah, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis confirmed that the present is going on through Instagram bulletins, a fan requested if Mr. Big may even be “back” for the grand reunion. “Wait and see… x,” Sarah wrote on the time.
Fans know that Sarah’s character, Carrie Bradshaw, was obsessive about Mr. Big from episode one (which premiered in 1998). Despite the numerous ups and downs that ensued all through Carrie and Mr. Big’s off-again, on-again romance, the characters ended up tying the knot within the first Sex and the City movie that got here out in 2008. While they struggled with marital issues within the movie’s sequel that arrived in theaters in 2010, they nonetheless managed to remain collectively (so, no divorce).
The third movie by no means ended up getting made, by which it was rumored that Chris’s character was killed off. In a 2018 episode of his Origins podcast, James Andrew Miller claimed that Mr. Big dies “of a heart attack in the shower, relatively early on in the film,” thus “making the remainder of the movie more about how Carrie recovers from Big’s death than about the relationship between the four women” within the SATC 3 script.
Here’s the place it will get complicated: Chris denied this rumor and mentioned the dying declare “was all a lie” in an interview with Page Six on the British Independent Film Awards in London in Dec. 2018. If this newest report is true, Chris is becoming a member of Kim Cattrall — who performed certainly one of Carrie’s BFFs, Samantha Jones — as one of many authentic solid members not returning for the revival.