Chris Noth was 'hesitant' to reprise Mr. Big role in Sex and the City
Chris Noth was ‘hesitant’ to reprise his role of Mr. Big opposite Sarah Jessica Parker in the Sex and the City revival
He portrayed an iconic character on a beloved show about four best friends navigating life and love in New York City.
And Chris Noth admitted he was ‘hesitant’ to reprise his Mr. Big role for the Sex and the City revival And Just Like That on HBO Max.
The 66-year-old actor felt as though he gave the character his all, but was swayed to come back after a little pep talk from producers.
Chris Noth admitted he was ‘hesitant’ to reprise his Mr. Big role for the Sex and the City revival on HBO Max; seen in 2019
‘It was a little bit of a sort of creative negotiation because I didn’t really feel I had anything to offer in that role again,’ he told Yahoo! Finance Live. ‘It kind of felt like I had done it.
‘But [executive producer] Michael Patrick King is just an incredible writer and has incredible creative ideas. And once we got together and talked about the potential of what we could do with the character, I was all in.’
During an interview on The Kelly Clarkson show earlier this year, Noth reminisced on a few of his favorite episodes, including where he fell into a lake in Central Park.
Carrie & Big forever: Chris played the commitment-phobe financial adviser while Sarah Jessica Parker portrayed the sex columnist Carrie Bradshaw; seen in 2002
Love: The character’s eventually ended up getting married at City Hall in the first Sex and the City movie
‘There were so many great moments in the series of comedy,’ he said. ‘It was just a blast to do it.’
Sarah Jessica Parker recently shared a sweet snap with her Sex And The City co-stars Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis on the set of the reboot last month.
While Kim declined to reprise her role, the returning three leading ladies on the much-loved sitcom looked thrilled to reunite for the first time on screen since the 2010 film Sex And The City 2.
Back at it again! Sarah Jessica Parker recently shared a sweet snap with her Sex And The City co-stars Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis on the set of the reboot last month
‘Together again,’ Sarah, 56, captioned a photo of herself standing between Cynthia, 55, Kristin, 56, with New York City’s glorious skyline behind them.
After reading through their first episodes ‘alongside all the fellas’ and their ‘newest cast members,’ she gushed everything came together ‘like an ice cream sundae.’
In response to Sarah’s post, Kristin commented: ‘Love you forever and ever ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️’
Leading ladies: Michael Patrick King wrote, directed and executive produced the series which starred Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon
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