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There are still a lot of fans out there who would be happy to see a third Sex and the City movie. Over the last few years, however, there have been conflicting reports regarding the possibility of Sex and the City 3, with actresses like Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis have been gung ho about another movie, while other famous actors from the show, including Kim Cattrall and Chris Noth, have actively not wanted to be involved. After all of the back and forth, Sarah Jessica Parker revealed over the weekend that the movie is definitely dead in the water. In true Sex and the City fashion, the drama doesn't end there. Now, Kim Cattrall is taking her former co-star to task over the announcement, admonishing her for being pretty mean about the whole thing. According to what Cattrall told Piers Morgan this week,
And now, now at this very moment, it's quite extraordinary to get any kind of negative press about something that I've been saying for almost a year of 'no' that I'm demanding or a diva. And this is really where I take to task the people from Sex and the City and specifically Sarah Jessica Parker in that I think she could have been nicer.
Kim Cattrall believes she has a reason to be mad. The actress notes above that she has been vocal for a year that she doesn't want to do Sex and the City 3. No amount of cajoling was going to get her on board, and she believes Sarah Jessica Parker knew that before she felt the need to announce she was "disappointed." Therefore, SJP's big statement over the weekend about it being "heartbreaking" that a third movie wasn't going to happen not only felt disingenuous, Cattrall also feels it was just a direct middle finger pointed at her.
Sarah Jessica Parker's response to the official cancellation of the Sex and the City 3 project does not specifically call out Kim Cattrall. Instead, it focuses on the actress' disappointment that there is a script in place--a script she believes is good--and that even with the script the project isn't going to come to fruition. Once the statement broke, though, Kim Cattrall was cited as the culprit, and she's been defending herself ever since. Some rumors even said that Sex and the City 3 wasn't happening because Cattrall had asked for additional project deals with Warner Bros. that the studio didn't agree to. But Cattrall also said on Piers Morgan's Life Stories that she and SJP's issues extend further than this one movie, noting,
I really think she could have been nicer. I don't know what her issue is; I never have.
The two actresses have been rumored to be feuding for a long time. While Sarah Jessica Parker put those rumors to rest back in 2016, this latest round of back and forth seems to indicate there may be cracks in their relationship, at the very least. If there are issues, it's easy to see why Kim Cattrall wouldn't want to come back for Sex and the City 3. Plus, SJP has moved on to HBO's Divorce, so I guess all is well that ends in new roles.