Nicole Ari Parker attacked to replace Kim Cattrall

American actress Nicole Ari Parker arrives to attend ELLE's 27th annual Women In Hollywood Celebration at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on October 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Michael Tran / AFP) (Photo by MICHAEL TRAN / AFP via Getty Images)

‘And Just Like That’ actress Nicole Ari Parker says ‘Sex and the City’ fans have become angry at her for allegedly replacing Kim Cattrall, which she denies. (Photo by Michael Tran / AFP) (Photo by MICHAEL TRAN / AFP via Getty Images)

Nicole Ari Parker says she has received backlash from Sex and the City fans of her new character.

That empire actress is one of the new characters appearing in the show , which is on its way to HBO Max next year. Parker, however, claims that some fans of the original series have expressed anger over the fact that, who portrayed core four member Samantha Jones on Sex and the City, will not return.

“When it first came out that I was replacing the Samantha character – which is not true at all, please write it – I was yelled at and I was also attacked with love,” Parker, who is set to play a documentary filmmaker and mother to three named Lisa on the upcoming miniseries, explained to . “I’ve been photographed in places I should never have been photographed. The fans are so excited and exaggerated. I had an idea about it because I’m one of those fans, but I had no idea [the extent of it]. “

Cattrall made the decision not to return to the franchise years ago when it was announced that a third Sex and the City the film was on its way. In 2017, after Daily Mail reported that she refused to make a third film unless Warner Bros., the studio behind the films, produced her second work, to reject the claim. She wrote at the time, “The only ‘DEMAND’ I’ve ever made was that I did not want to make a 3rd film … and that was back in 2016.”

Later that year, Cattrall told Piers Morgan that it would with her involved.

“Not for me,” she explained. “It was part of turning 60. It was a very clear moment, how many years do I have left and what do I want with it? What have I not done? I feel like the show was the best when it was the series, and the bonus was the two films. “

Although tensions have been reported between Cattrall and her former co-stars – and especially Sarah Jessica Parker, who Is a princess actress has previously criticized on social media – SJP recently shared that there is no bad blood between the actresses.

After And just like that Resurrection message, Sarah Jessica responded to a follower on Instagram who claimed, “I do not like her. I never said that. Never would. Samantha is not part of this story, but she will always be a part of us. No matter where we are or what we do. “

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