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On stage to discuss his latest small-screen effort Two Broke Girls, Michael Patrick King cleared up a lingering question on the minds of Sex and the City fans.
“I’m not working on any Sex and the City prequel,” the writer-director said definitively, adding that he hasn’t even read author Candace Bushnell‘s books yet. Though he praises her as a “brilliant satirist” and a “really fascinating writer,” it is not a direction that he’d like to see the long-running HBO franchise move in.
“My Carrie Bradshaw started at 33, and I took her to 43. I didn’t even want to know who Carrie Bradshaw‘s parents were because I thought she only existed in Manhattan,” he told a roomful of reporters gathered for the Television Critics Association press tour Wednesday.
He added, “So for me, the idea of going backwards and making her less evolved … is something that I don’t imagine doing.”
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