And Just Like That…‘s Big problem has been resolved.
Footage of Chris Noth‘s dearly departed Sex and the City character reuniting with Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie within the HBO Max revival’s upcoming Season 1 finale is not going to make it to air, TVLine has realized completely.
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The move comes three weeks after Noth was accused of sexual assault by a number of girls, allegations the actor has denied. In the wake of the scandal, Noth was dropped by his illustration and fired from his sequence common gig on CBS’ The Equalizer.
In And Just Like That…‘s Feb. 3 season ender (WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD), Carrie ventures to Paris’ Pont des Arts bridge to scatter Big’s ashes into the Seine river. The sequence was slated to incorporate a fantasy factor by which Big — who was killed off in And Just Like That…‘s premiere episode — appears to Carrie. (As Sex acolytes are well aware, Carrie and Big have a long history with the iconic pedestrian overpass.)
According to sources, And Just Like That’s inventive group in the end determined that the minimal footage Noth had shot with Parker on location in Paris was not integral to the scene, which is about Carrie discovering closure through the spreading of Big’s ashes. An insider notes that the finale was not locked on the time that the allegations in opposition to Noth have been made public.
An HBO Max spokesperson declined to remark.
On Dec. 16, two girls alleged to The Hollywood Reporter that Noth raped them in separate incidents, one in 2004 and the opposite in 2015. “The accusations against me made by individuals I met years, even decades, ago are categorically false,” Noth stated in an announcement on the time. “These stories could’ve been from 30 years ago or 30 days ago — no always means no — that is a line I did not cross. The encounters were consensual. It’s difficult not to question the timing of these stories coming out. I don’t know for certain why they are surfacing now, but I do know this: I did not assault these women.”
Days later, a 3rd girl got here ahead to accuse Noth of sexual assault in The Daily Beast. The actor denied that allegation as nicely.
“We support the women who have come forward and shared their painful experiences,” Parker stated in a Dec. 20 assertion signed by herself and costars Cynthia Nixon (Miranda) and Kristin Davis (Charlotte). “We know it must be a very difficult thing to do and we commend them for it.”
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