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Originally posted 11/06/2013 12:25PM
When it comes to playing an iconic TV character, there probably aren't any sexier shoes to fill than those of Sex and the City's Samantha Jones.
That's why when Lindsey Gort got the call that she'd be playing young Samantha on season two of the CW's The Carrie Diaries, she lost it.
"I almost fell off of my balcony," she tells PEOPLE.
Despite being a dead ringer for Kim Cattrall's promiscuous character, Gort, 29, says in real life, she's not nearly as risqué. Here are five things to know about the sexy new star.
Originally posted 12/08/2011 05:55AM
Madonna held court at Crown in New York hours after a Cinema Society screening her upcoming movie W.E.. She huddled in a booth in the packed restaurant, munching on French fries and drinking champagne at the star-studded bash, which drew out everyone from Anderson Cooper to Kim Cattrall. "She was in great spirits," says a source, who adds that Madonna stuck around until midnight. "She was beaming." – Carlos Greer and Kristen Mascia
Originally posted 01/28/2011 12:35PM
Kim Cattrall is famous for her svelte figure, but the Sex and the City star admits it's not easy staying slim – especially as she ages.
"I've been dieting my whole life because I have a tremendous appetite," she said recently at a brunch at Butter in New York to announce her new role as the spokeswoman for I Can't Believe It's Not Butter.
Luckily Cattrall, 54, says that she grew up with a healthy attitude about food and exercise. "This generation of women that I'm in, we have been brought up with Jane Fonda workout tapes and fresh air is good for you and exercise every day and drink eight cups of water.... and it's paid off at this time of my life," says the actress. "It gets harder because parts of my body don't want to be on a diet, but at the same time it gets me up in the morning to work out."
Originally posted 05/25/2010 09:40AM
Wearing a bright yellow Valentino gown that alter-ego Carrie Bradshaw would certainly approve, Sarah Jessica Parker was "excited and nervous" at the chandelier-lined blue carpet for the premiere of Sex and the City 2 Monday night.
It's a "once in a lifetime experience," Parker said as she met throngs of fans lining the street outside New York's Radio City Music Hall.
Even with the rest of the leading ladies, Kristin Davis (in Jean Desses for Decades), Kim Cattrall (in Naeem Khan), and Cynthia Nixon (in Carolina Herrera) rocking glamorous gowns as well, Parker, insists that the success of SATC isn't just about the clothes.
"You can't hang your hat on fashion forever," she said. "I think people want a substantive story that is meaningful whether they relate or not, and they want to hear women talk about things that are important to them besides their desire to wear a pretty dress. [What's] so unique about these characters is that you can do both."
Originally posted 05/05/2010 05:30PM
Feuding on set? The ladies of Sex and the City say it's a lovefest working together – usually.
"Things just have to be explosive for no other reason than for people's imaginations," Kim Cattrall, 53, tells the June issue of Marie Claire "The chemistry among the four of us is very strong."
Kristin Davis laughs off rumors that she snubbed Cattrall at dinner one night while they were filming the SATC sequel, due in theatres May 27. "[One tabloid story] said Kim and I would eat in the restaurant and not sit together," the actress, 45, says. "The story was that we don't like each other. Ridiculous!"
Originally posted 03/31/2010 10:00AM
Glenn Close was sheer evil perfection as the live-action version of Cruella De Vil in the 1996 remake of the Disney classic 101 Dalmatians. And while that creepy character sought to clothe herself in cuddly lap dogs, Sleeping Beauty's Maleficent takes it up a notch, cursing a baby to death by spinning wheel and turning into a dragon! She's so ominous, in fact, she may be the first Disney villain to get her own feature.
The Maleficent movie would, according to The Hollywood Reporter re-tell the 1959 fairy tale from the point of view of the self-proclaimed "Mistress of All Evil." Already rumored to be a front-runner for the delightfully devilish role: Angelina Jolie.
But wouldn't the equally gorgeous Catherine Zeta-Jones be able to bring to life her evil elegance? Her background is in theater and dancing after all. Another casting contender: Kim Cattrall, who has proven time after time she is equally bewitching and b----y!
Originally posted 09/18/2009 06:15PM
Sporting a traditional yet elegant floor-length wedding gown and veil, the woman who rarely dates the same man twice sure looked like a blushing bride. Spotted during a break in filming Sex and the City 2, Kim Cattrall dodged questions from fans regarding the marital status of her character, Samantha Jones. All she would reveal was a smile as she disappeared onto the closed set. –Isley Kasica
Originally posted 09/15/2009 06:30AM
Pull up the legwarmers and feather the hair, ladies. The new Sex and the City movie goes where the first one didn't dare: Back to the '80s.
"Expect lots of fun," Kim Cattrall told PEOPLE at the Artists for Peace and Justice fundraiser in Toronto Friday night. "Audiences definitely will want to see what we have planned."
Though Cattrall, 53, is staying mum on the storyline, she raves about a scene in which she, Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis relive the decade of Reagan, punk rock and excess on the streets of New York.
Originally posted 11/07/2008 08:10AM
Hold the Cosmos – for now, at least.
That's the word from Sarah Jessica Parker, who says that a sequel to Sex and the City: The Movie is still in the talking stage.
Her announcement came just one day after costar Kim Cattrall seemed to hint that the follow-up film was a done deal. ("Yes, there will [be another movie] ...," she said on a British TV show. "We will do the sequel next summer.")
But Parker insists Cattrall's words were a bit premature.
"I'm thrilled to know Kim is excited but all the deals are not yet done," Parker said in a statement to Access Hollywood. "With the wind on our heels, we hope to make it a reality."
Originally posted 11/06/2008 10:30AM
After months of speculation, Kim Cattrall says that there will be a sequel to this year's hugely popular Sex and the City: The Movie.
The actress appeared on Britain's The Paul O'Grady Show, with guest-host Spice Girl Melanie Brown.
Asked point blank, "Will there be a sequel?" Cattrall replied emphatically, "Yes there will!"
A spokesperson for New Line Cinema says the studio is "in negotiations for a sequel."
Cattrall, 52, talked more about sequel plans at Cosmopolitan's Ultimate Women of the Year Awards in London, where she received the "Ultimate Icon" honor. "The fans keep saying, 'Yes, one more,'" Cattrall told reporters. "The movie was so much fun to do and be part of again. I hope we're going to do it again."
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