And identical to that … Aidan is again.
“Intercourse and the Metropolis” star John Corbett revealed to Web page Six that he will reprise his position of Carrie Bradshaw’s ex-fiancé, Aidan Shaw, in the hotly anticipated present reboot.
“I’m going to do the present,” he instructed us in a brand new interview, including that the information is “very thrilling” for him.
As for what number of episodes he’ll seem in, Corbett stated, “I feel I may be in fairly a number of.”
“I like all these individuals, they’ve been very good to me,” he added.
HBO declined to remark.
On the long-running HBO present, Corbett, 59, performed hapless furnishings designer Aidan, whom Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie not solely cheated on with Mr. Huge (Chris Noth), however subsequently dumped when he wished to get married. He appeared in the film sequel, working into his ex-love in Abu Dhabi, the place the two shared a romantic meal and even a kiss.
The upcoming 10-episode HBO Max revival, titled “And Simply Like That…,” will function three-quarters of the main women — Parker, Cynthia Nixon (Miranda) and Kristin Davis (Charlotte). Kim Cattrall has repeatedly refused to affix any type of revival and has famously feuded with Parker in the previous.
Corbett instructed us he by no means observed any rigidity on set however did notice, “I solely labored with Sarah Jessica Parker. I feel I had one scene with all the ladies.”
“They had been all the time cordial,” he continued. “Cordial with me. I received to know the different ladies as a result of whenever you present up for work, you’ve received to attend a number of hours whereas they end up a scene, however we all the time had good chats and hugs. I by no means noticed it or heard about it.”
As for Mr. Huge, Web page Six reported in February that actor Chris Noth wouldn’t be part of the reboot, however he later hinted on social media that he may have a job.
The restricted sequence doesn’t but have a premiere date.
Corbett can at the moment be seen in “Insurgent,” a drama impressed by Erin Brockovich and starring Katey Sagal. In it, he performs Sagal’s third husband.
“The opposite two husbands are in the present,” the West Virginia native stated. “I’m the cooler husband. Any husband in something I do, I’m all the time the coolest.”
Corbett joked that he had that “put in the contract. I don’t fear about the measurement of my trailer. I simply wish to be the coolest in the present.”
Naturally, the present offers with Sagal’s character battling massive companies in opposition to the little man, one thing that Corbett needs there was extra of together with much less emphasis on materials wealth.
“All the things [now] is about how a lot cash are you able to make … the world hears about billionaires and you don’t hear sufficient about the advocates for the little individual.
“Look, I’ve been super-rich and I’ve been super-poor,” the “Northern Publicity” star defined. “And you already know I’ve present in life the human ups and downs that all of us have had little or no to do with how a lot I had in the financial institution and to do with one thing else.
Being depressing and tremendous blissful has nothing to do with how a lot you may have in your Wells Fargo account, it’s all about the way you had been handled or not revered by somebody you cared about, that’s why you had been depressing in life.”
Corbett is most undoubtedly contented lately. He’s been in a relationship with Bo Derek for almost 20 years after assembly her on a not-so-blind date. A mutual pal organized for them to be one another’s dates at an Oscar viewing get together and Corbett admits that when the “10” star’s identify was talked about, he thought it was a goof.
The pair determined to have dinner the evening earlier than the get together in case they didn’t like one another, “and we went out for dinner the evening earlier than and it was nice. She was nice,” he stated fortunately.
“Insurgent” airs on Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET.