‘And Just Like That…’ Season 2 Joins Candice Bergen, Gloria Steinem

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another familiar face from sex and the City when is she coming back and just like that Season 2 arrives this summer on the newly rebranded streaming platform Max. whether Carrie Bradshaw (sarah jessica parker) Will be excited to see him is another question.

candice bergenwho played Carrie the trend editor Enid Frick the original show and in one of the sex and the City movies, officially reprising his role, showrunner Michael Patrick King Exclusively confirms .

“Candice Bergen is back as Enid, which we are thrilled about because I always loved Enid,” King says in an interview for EW's 2023 summer preview, “She's a cool, diva of publishing.”

Viewers last saw Enid in 2008 sex and the City, the film successor to the original series. Enid wanted to introduce Carrie as a model the trend For the magazine's “The Last Single Girl” in the Bridal issue, John “Mr. Big” Preston (Chris Noth,

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Everett Collection Candice Bergen as ‘Vogue' editor Enid in ‘Sex and the City: The Movie'

King teases some other “heavy-hitter performers” guest-starring in and just like that Season 2. Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem One of the guests is playing himself, says the king.

Parker and Steinem have some history. The head of sex and the City Was Once set to play Steinem in 2013 lovelace as an emergency back-up for , who had to drop out of the film after being hospitalized for an unspecified health problem. Steinem told us weekly Given the subject matter, she was “grateful” to Parker for wanting to do the film in 2012. he also praised sex and the City as “one of the few pop cultural admissions that friendship between women is important.”

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lovelace directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman later EW confirmed in 2013 that he no longer needed the Steinem character, and Parker was cut from the final edit. But now, the two have reunited and just like that,

Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem

Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Gloria Steinem

the king also confirmed it Sam Smith“Unholy” singer Spotted filming a mystery role On the set for Season 2, another guest star is playing himself. “Two days after winning the Grammy, she's on our show with a Carrie necklace that says ‘Sam.' They said she and her sisters all had it,” King recalls. “That's the gold of doing a show that people love: You get Sam Smith to this cool part that we needed , and they say, ‘Yeah, because I love the show.' It's really thrilling.”

parker, cynthia nixonAnd Kristin Davis All coming back as Carrie, Miranda and Charlotte and just like that season 2, which is also bringing back John Corbett As Carrie's past love Aidan Shaw,

The cast is rounded out by Sara Ramirez, Sarita Chowdhary, Nicole Ari Parker, Karen Pittman, Mario Cantone, David Eigenberg and Evan Handler.

“Then there are some treats I'm not going to tell you about,” King teases the other guest stars. “Every so often there's a surprise.”

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