Fans of And just like that are split over a possible romantic reunion in the show’s second season.
In August 2022, it was announced that John Corbett would be joining Sarah Jessica Parker and the rest of the season two cast of the Sex and the city spinoff.
Corbett played the role of Aidan Shaw, one of Carrie’s two major love interests Sex and the citywhich ran from 1998 to 2004.
Along with Kim Cattrall’s Samantha Jones, Aidan was one of two fan-favorite characters not to appear in the show’s spin-off, set to be released in 2021.
New photos from season two, released by the production on Friday (Jan. 13), show Carrie (Parker) and Aidan walking hand-in-hand through New York.
Fans are divided on whether they’re happy about their possible reunion or worried that Carrie will have his heart broken for a third time.
Aidan, a furniture designer, dated sex columnist Carrie twice over the course of Sex and the city. The first time they broke up was after Carrie admitted to cheating on him with Mr Big (Chris Noth). The second time came after Parker’s character got cold feet at the thought of marrying him.
When Carrie meets Aidan in season six, she discovers that he had a wife and a son. She eventually marries Mr. Big, after years of flashing lights.
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The reboot began with the death of Mr Big, who suffered a fatal heart attack during a Peloton training session.
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After the season finale, the show’s executive producer explained why Aidan was absent And just like that.
He told TBEN: “It just felt like this was a lot for Carrie. This season was a lot. We wanted to get her through [Big’s death] and in the light – the last episode is called ‘Seeing the Light’. We wanted her out.”
Commenting on Parker and Corbett’s new set photos, which teased a reconciliation between Carrie and Aidan, one fan wrote, “She’s literally his female Big. Horrible and poisonous.”
Another person echoed the sentiment, writing, “Toxic, toxic, toxic.”
“I loved Carrie and Aiden, but I don’t know what to make of this. Maybe the third time is just as charming,” someone else commented.
“At least now she can’t cheat [on] him now with Mr Big,” one social media user wrote. Another wondered, “Aren’t there other men in all of Manhattan?!”
Some Sex and the city fans also defended Carrie and Aidan’s romance, with one writing: “They still had chemistry in Abu Dhabi! Finally give it a try.”
Carrie and Aidan share a passionate kiss in Abu Dhabi in the Sex and the city 2but things between them remain unaddressed.
Another person tweeted, “I need them to end up together. The last episode of this series should show that they are happy together. SATC show, SATC2, I can’t bear to lose him again….”
Corbett had hinted that he would return as Aidan after the season one finale of And just like thatto tell Page six “Maybe I’m in quite a bit [episodes]”.
No season two release date has been announced yet.