With only a few weeks left before the big premiere of “Sex and the City 2”, details about the up-to-date doings of Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda are starting to emerge — and today, the new is all about location, location, location! Sarah Jessica Parkerconfirmed in a new interview with the APsomething we all have known since last year: that the “SATC” sequel will find the famous group traveling far East to spend some time in Abu Dhabi.
What we didn’t know until now, however, is what the heck takes them so far from the confines of New York City? According to the article, it’sKim Cattrall‘s Samantha Jones who packs her pals up to take then overseas where ex Smith Jerrod (Jason Lewis) is shooting a movie.
We wonder, though, how the four actresses really got along during filming on location — the first “SATC” movie premiered amid whispers of conflict and catfighting on the set. SJP told the AP that eight weeks of living and working together (without the company of husbands, boyfriends or family to provide a distraction) helped bring them all closer. “It is the most fun and the hardest we’ve ever worked together.”
The movie promises equal parts culture clash and relationship crazies, with the miniskirt-and-stiletto-wearing fashionistas butting heads with local cultural standards for women’s dress (“How do you sort of live up to the idea of fashion being a component of this particular franchise and be in a culture that requires you to be covered, and how to be sexy or lack a sort of chaste quality?” SJP mused), and Carrie running into (gasp!) her own ex, Aidan (John Corbett).
“We bump into each other halfway around the world?” the actress noted to the AP. “That means something.”
No word on whether we’ll see a reprise of Ms. Bradshaw’s previous pinballing between good-guy Aidan and baaaaad Mister Big (is it wrong that we’re rooting for a little Aidan action?), but we’re expecting to see some desert romance and a designer hijab or two before the film is through! And of course, knowing Samantha, at least one icky instance of sand in… er, uncomfortable places.
What do you think of seeing the “Sex and the City” ladies in the Middle East?