Sex and the City Follow-Up in the Works at Paramount TV

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While a third Sex and the City will likely never happen, it looks like a new story set in the Sex and the City universe could be told. 

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Paramount TV is entertaining the possibility of a series based on Candace Bushnell's novel Is There Still Sex in the City?

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Bushnell wrote the original book the HBO TV series was originally based on, but there's no telling whether the original cast members would sign up to such a project. 

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THR does note that there's no word yet on whether the potential series would be a sequel. 

The book is slated to be released in August and examines sex, friendship, and dating after turning 50. 

"It didn't used to be this way. At one time, fifty-something meant the beginning of retirement — working less, spending more time on your hobbies, with your friends, who like you were sliding into a more leisurely lifestyle," said Bushnell in a statement to the website.

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"In short, retirement-age folks weren't meant to do much of anything but get older and a bit heavier. They weren't expected to exercise, start new business ventures, move to a different state, have casual sex with strangers, and start all over again."

"But this is exactly what the lives of a lot of fifty- and sixty-something women look like today, and I'm thrilled to be reflecting the rich, complexity of their reality on the page and now on the screen."

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Despite reports of a third Sex and the City movie, it has emerged that it will not be going ahead after a breakdown in the relationship between Kim Cattrall and Sarah Jessica Parker. 

The original series ran for six seasons on HBO and was a roaring success. 

Parker did slip back into her Carrie Bradshaw wardrobe for a recent Super Bowl Stella Artois ad. 

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Charlotte is trying to decide whether to have anal sex with a man she's dating.
Miranda: It all depends on how much you like him?
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Miranda: "Dating a few months until somebody better comes along a lot", or "marrying him and moving to the East Hampton's" a lot?
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