The news comes after Corbett originally hinted that she would appear in the first season of the HBO Max revival.
And just like that, Aidan is back. John Corbett reprized his role as “Sex and the City” icon Aidan Shaw in Season 2 of the series’ HBO Max revival, “And Just Like That…”.
The news was announced Friday night via a post from the show’s Instagram account and star Sarah Jessica Parker’s personal account, showing the two characters as Aidan and Carrie walking down a Manhattan street. But the saga of Corbett returning to one of his most famous roles dates back to months before the show’s first season premiered in December 2021, when the actor seemingly confirmed he would be in the series. Page six. When the show ended, the most iconic furniture retailer of the 90s was nowhere to be found, and host Michael Patrick King he later stated he didn’t know what Corbett was talking about.
Corbett first appeared as Aidan in Season 3 of “SATC” and was lead character Carrie’s second most prominent love interest during the show’s six-season run, after her later husband Mr. Big (Chris Noth). In his storyline with Carrie, the two broke up after Carrie had a torrid affair with Big and eventually got back together for a brief, doomed engagement. She last appeared in the show’s 6th season, where it was revealed that she got married and had a child. Aidan also played a major role in 2010’s widely panned ‘Sex and the City 2’ when he and Carrie bumped into each other in Abu Dhabi and almost slept together before parting ways.
In “And Just Like That”, Carrie is currently single, following Mr. Big death by peloton. Her storyline during Season 1 saw her come to terms with her husband’s death, eventually scattering his ashes in Paris, and the finale teased dating again, hinting that she might reconnect with Aidan in Season 2. As for her other friends, Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) has been dumped by her husband Steve (David Eigenberg) for Carrie podcast co-host Che Diaz (Sara Ramirez), Charlotte (Kristin Davis) is still happily married to Harry (Evan Handler), And Samantha (Kim Cattrall) remains fierce. no in the show.
A release date for “And Just Like That” Season 2 has not yet been announced. Check out the first look at Corbett’s return below.
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