How Chris Noth Reacted to Big’s Death on ‘And Just Like That’

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short return. Chris Noth game Sex and the CityBig’s for six seasons and two movies, but it only lasted through one episode of the revival and like that. He wasn’t excited at first to come back just to drop dead.

Showrunner Michael Patrick King Tell us weekly and other reporters about the 67-year-old’s reaction on the field. “[I asked,] “Do you want to come and die?” And then he said, “Of course, no, who wants that?” , the executive producer, also 67, said in an interview on Friday, December 11.

Fortunately, the Doctor from The alum was open to discussing the matter and knew he liked the story Paige’s death might cause. “We started talking about the character and what it would mean,” King said. “Then Chris and I did a lot of work, and it was exciting because he has great instincts, and great story instincts.”

The first episode of and like that — which debuted Thursday, December 9 on HBO Max — picked up with Carrie (Sarah Jessica ParkerKabir seems happier than ever with all the drama satk far behind them. The two of them exchanged a lot of laughter, and it was clear that they were still deeply in love. After changing plans, they decided not to spend the night together. The guide columnist went to a concert while Paige stayed home to smoke a cigar and exercise. He had a heart attack after an intense bike ride, and Carrie arrived home moments before her husband stopped breathing. He died in the arms of his wife.

Nothing was key to fabricating Big’s dramatic demise. “What we came up with together is exactly how he left, why he left, how he will leave and what are the last moments,” the model revealed.

the Good wife The actor is even credited with designing the sweet final exchange for Big and Carrie. When she was about to walk out the door, she asked her husband what he was looking at. “I’m just looking at you,” he said gently.

This was Chris. This is pure Chris. King said of the moment he fainted.

While he was initially brought up with the idea of ​​killing Big, Noth was completely on board by the end.

“Chris was really happy to collaborate, and we are both very happy with the bold choice that Mr. and like that said the creator.

In a brief appearance on Sirius XM’s Andy Radio on Friday, and Law and order The alum responded succinctly to the shocking outcome of the first episode: “It was great, but I can’t talk about it.”

However, King didn’t mind telling reporters that Noth was too supportive of the story and even showed up for a day when he wasn’t working on keeping this killer development under wraps.

King revealed, “He even wore a suit and attended the funeral when we were recording.” I wrote a fake scene, and Sarah Jessica in costume. He said, “Do you really want me to put a face on and come down and do a fantasy scene at my funeral?” I go, “Yeah.” Because I really wanted the audience to be surprised as much as possible before we did that, and it was That’s one of those red herrings we’ve thrown into the mix. It’s cool, and it’s great on the show. I mean, if you’re going to die, this is the episode you’re going to die in.”

and like that New episodes air Thursday on HBO Max.

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