Sex And The City 3 Might Actually Be Happening Now

Step into your Manolos and pour yourself a martini: The show's creator says 'there's one chapter left'

Sex and the City 3 rumours have been flying for months, with several of the franchise’s stars weighing in on whether or not a third film may happen.

But now that the show’s creator, Michael Patrick King, has thrown his thoughts into the mix it seems even more realistic than ever.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, King opened up about the possibility: ‘Sarah Jessica and I both know what that final chapter is,’ he said. ‘That doesn’t mean it will or should be told, but I do think there’s one story left. Whether it ever happens is a whole other situation. But there’s four girls, and those girls are still in my mind. There are other stories to tell and characters that haven’t even been written yet.’

The last Sex and the City film pulled in £173 million worldwide, so it seems likely that a third film would bring in more than a few quid. But King made it clear that he’s not focused on money.

‘It’s all really about the stories, and if you actually think you have something left to say that would make it exciting and worthwhile for the fans’ time, that’s really the question,’ he said. ‘Not whether you can get away with it, not whether anybody will buy it, not whether you can make money on it. It’s really like, is there enough or more to say that would justify people risking seeing their favorite characters again? And I think there’s one chapter left.’

If he is keen to tell the final chapter, King still has to convince his four leading ladies. Luckily, it seems they’re almost all on board.

Sarah Jessica Parker admitted she was open to the idea.’A part of me thinks there is one last chapter to tell…’, she said in a recent interview with InStyle US. ‘Timing is a peculiar thing. It isn’t a decision that can wait forever.’

And Kim Cattrall seems interested, too. ‘I feel the most important thing is always, do we have something left to say,’ she told ET Canada in January. ‘I think it’s about the story, if there’s something more to say, [but] I’m not a writer and I don’t work in a studio.

‘For me, financially, it would be fantastic, for all of us. But I am really about content and where is it going to take me? Is there something left to say?’

Still, all these rumblings do not necessarily mean a third film will happen. They still need a script, a cast and a whole lot of designer shoes.

But we’ll go ahead and start watching old episodes and getting excited, just in case.

Got a tablet? You can now download Marie Claire magazine straight to your iPad, Kindle (just search the store for ‘marie claire magazine’), Nook or Google Nexus. Even better? Get your hands on our March issue now for the special price of just £2.49. 

Reading now

Popular