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Here's Why Kim Cattrall Feels Lucky to Step Away from 'Sex and the City' Reboot

Lois Oladejo
Dec 24, 2020
05:20 P.M.

Kim Cattrall recently said in an interview that she feels lucky to be able to make decisions for her career after choosing to step away from the "Sex and the City" reboot.

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Amid wild backlash she received for not wanting to reprise her role as Samantha Jones in "Sex and the City" reboot, Kim Cattrall is satisfied with her decision.

The iconic series will be having a reboot without its major character Samantha Jones played by Kim Cattrall, who has since stated that she would not be returning to the series.

Kim Cattrall at the 36th Deauville American Film Festival on 10th September, 2010  | Photo: Getty Images

Kim Cattrall at the 36th Deauville American Film Festival on 10th September, 2010 | Photo: Getty Images

In a recent interview for the "Women's Prize for Fiction podcast, " Cattrall said that she feels lucky to be able to step away from the reboot.

The actress said that she feels satisfied with her decision because she would not be any good doing something she is not open to.

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Cattrall revealed that she feels lucky to be able to make such a decision for her career and stated that she had earned the right to do so.

Although she enjoyed her time from the series that made her a household name, Cattrall said she felt it was time to move on and not be a caged bird.

She became selective of roles and would only go for the ones that appealed to her.

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Speaking of her plans, the 64-year-old reportedly said she wants to focus on using her platform to tell the stories of women her age who have had to deal with losses.

Cattrall's interview comes after fans called her out for refusing to be a part of a planned "Sex and the City" reboot, which would have stars like Sarah Jessica Parker and Cynthia Nixon reprising their roles.

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According to reports, Cattrall is involved in a feud with another "Sex and the City" cast member, which many speculates to be the reason why she refused to play a third sequel of the hit series.

Cattrall and Parker, who played Carrie Bradshaw, have reportedly been embroiled in an offscreen drama right from their days on the series together. Cattrall's decision to leave the series intensified the rumors of a rift.

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Outside her time in "Sex and the City," Cattrall focused her time on coming to terms with the change that comes with being in your fifties.

The actress reportedly said that she felt things slipping away in her fifties. She revealed that she became selective of roles and would only go for the ones that appealed to her.

Cattrall received five Emmy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations for her role as Samantha Jones on HBO's "Sex and the City." Her awards and nominations show just how special she is.

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