And Just Like That, John Corbett Is Back For The ‘Sex And The City’ Revival

A premiere date for the second season of HBO Max’s “And Just Like That” has but to be introduced, however the confirmed return of a fan-favorite character has nonetheless set the web abuzz.

Actor John Corbett was noticed Thursday filming scenes for the “Sex and the City” revival sequence in New York. The actor is reprising his position as Aidan Shaw, a furnishings designer and the on-and-off love curiosity of Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie Bradshaw.

While particulars relating to the extent of Corbett’s involvement are scarce, Deadline reported final 12 months that he was “set for a substantial, multi-episode arc” on the present. And it appears like love could also be within the air for Aidan and Carrie as soon as once more, as the 2 actors had been photographed sharing a passionate embrace and a kiss on the streets of Manhattan.

Sarah Jessica Parker (left) and John Corbett on the set of “And Just Like That.”

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Corbett, whose credit embody “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” and the “To All the Boys” movie trilogy, performed Aidan on three seasons of “Sex and the City” from 2000 to 2003. He additionally appeared within the 2010 film “Sex and the City 2.”

The present’s official Instagram account on Thursday teased Corbett’s return with snapshots of him smooching Parker, writing within the caption: “And just like that Carrie is back on her tip toes.”

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“And just like that, Carrie’s a step-mom,” one wrote, alluding to Aidan’s three sons, Tate, Homer and Wyatt, who had been briefly referenced within the authentic “Sex and the City” and the second of its two big-screen movies.

Others, nevertheless, questioned how believable it will be for Aidan and Carrie to rekindle their romance after about 20 years, and with a now-widowed Carrie nonetheless mourning the demise of husband John Preston (Chris Noth) ― a.okay.a. Mr. Big ― within the premiere season of “And Just Like That.”

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“You’re telling me she went through alllll the SATC drama with Big, 10 years of dating him, to then get jilted by him and then reconcile and actually, he wasn’t the one after all? Bullshit,” one other particular person wrote. “The minute Big is dead you’ve got Aidan sniffing around like a basset hound. Where’s the RESPECT.”

Corbett’s look on “And Just Like That” follows roughly two years of conflicting studies. In April 2021, he instructed the New York Post’s Page Six that he was “going to do the show,” including, “I like all those people, they’ve been very nice to me.”

But when “And Just Like That” premiered that December, Aidan was nowhere to be discovered.

In February of final 12 months, author Julie Rottenberg instructed Deadline that Corbett “should be writing personal apology notes” for having misled followers together with his Page Six interview, however stopped in need of ruling out his return to the franchise completely.