The series will follow Carrie, Miranda and Charlotte as they navigate the journey from the complicated reality of life and friendship in their 30s to the even more complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s.
The ten-episode, half-hour series is scheduled to begin production in New York late spring. In addition to Michael Patrick King, the executive producers also include Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon.
“I grew up with these characters, and I can’t wait to see how their story has evolved in this new chapter, with the honesty, poignancy, humor and the beloved city that has always defined them,” said Sarah Aubrey, Head of Original Content, HBO Max.
The original Sex and the City series ran for six seasons and also starred Kim Cattrall, who is not returning for the revival. The series spawned to feature films, Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City 2 (2010), and prequel TV series The Carrie Diaries.
HBO Max has also announced the premiere date for unscripted series The Event. The series is set to premiere on the streaming service January 14.
The 4-episode culinary series takes viewers into the kitchen of Wolfgang Puck’s elite catering company as his team tackles some of the industry’s biggest, most exclusive events.
Known as the crème de la crème of the industry, Wolfgang Puck Catering is responsible for some of the nation’s most legendary corporate, cultural, and entertainment events. Placing viewers both behind-the-scenes and inside these lavish affairs, The Event follows renowned restaurateur Wolfgang Puck and members of his skilled catering team through every step of their intricate execution process.
Each episode features a different high-profile event — from the SAG Awards to HBO’s Westworld premiere party — offering access to trade secrets and an unprecedented look into the creative development, planning, and immense scope of running a world-renowned catering company.
The Event is executive produced by Wolfgang Puck, Wolfgang Puck Catering’s CEO Carl Schuster, and Emmy nominees David Garfinkle and Jay Renfroe (Naked and Afraid, The Kennedy Detail) for Renegade 83, an eOne company.
Also executive producing are Emmy-winners Eamon Harrington and John Watkin (The Alzheimer Project, Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans), who co-direct all four episodes.