'Sex and the City 3' Is No Longer Happening, Sarah Jessica Parker Has Confirmed

"I'm disappointed—we had this beautiful, funny, heartbreaking, relatable script."

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For those keeping everything crossed for a Carrie, Charlotte, Samantha, and Miranda reunion on the silver screen, Sarah Jessica Parker has some disappointing news: The actress has just confirmed that Sex and the City 3 is no longer happening, and nobody seems more heartbroken than its lead star.


A third movie sequel of the original HBO series was set to begin production this year, but Parker has revealed that the studio has shelved the project, telling Extra: "It's over. We're not doing it. I'm disappointed. We had this beautiful, funny, heartbreaking, joyful, very relatable script and story."

"It's not just disappointing that we don't get to tell the story and have that experience, but more so for that audience that has been so vocal in wanting another movie," she added.

It's also being speculated that the studio may have had differences with cast member Kim Cattrall, but nothing has been officially confirmed by Warner Bros or Cattrall's representative.

Speaking about the prospect of a third installment last year, Cattrall had commented that it might not feel quite right in the current climate.

"I think the climate changed," she told the Daily Record. "To have four women talking about shopping trips and spending $400 on shoes when people are having trouble putting food on the table? It doesn't mean we don't need that, but I think the pendulum swung in a different direction."

She also suggested that it could be a "challenge" to film because of the cast's busy and conflicting schedules, adding: "Everyone is doing their own thing and if it was going to happen, it would have happened by now. It would be a challenge to do a third installment. It could be fun though. To say goodbye completely to Samantha would be pretty hard."

Despite receiving mixed reviews upon release, the Sex and the City films were a huge hit at the box office, and many fans had been hoping that a third movie would materialize.

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