The wait is over. The complete, lavishly illustrated reading companion to Sex and the City: The Movie has hit bookstores around Australia.
This hardcover book, featuring more than 300 full-colour new images, will include interviews with the stars and producers, and offer a behind-the-scenes look at how this legendary television series has been transformed into a major motion picture. Notes from costume designers will guide readers through the movies multi-million dollar fashion budget, providing prices and shopping locations for the latest in Galliano gowns, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Chanel handbags. An overview of the set locations will include a guide to Manhattans trendiest new restaurants and clubs, as seen in the movie. Visual timelines will display highlights from the womens lives and escapades in New York City over the past decade, and the cast and crew will reveal their own most memorable moments throughout the filming process.
New Line Cinema is bringing the much-loved television series Sex and the City to the big screen in a feature film adaptation. The film will follow the continuing adventures of the series four main characters - Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda - four years after the series ended. Stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, and Cynthia Nixon are all on board to reprise their roles while the film has been written and directed by Michael Patrick King, who executive produced the original television series. Additionally, Chris Noth, David Eigenberg, Evan Handler and Jason Lewis will return as the womens love interests. Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls) has also joined the cast of the film and will play Carrie Bradshaws assistant, a new character to be introduced in the film.
About the author:
For three years author Amy Sohn wrote the autobiographical dating diary, Female Trouble in New York Press. She is now a contributing editor at New York Magazine, where she writes about sex, relationships, and parenting. She also wrote the bestselling companion guide to television series, Sex and the City: Kiss and Tell in 2002, which made her a New York Times bestselling author. In 2005 she wrote the companion guide to Desperate Housewives, Desperate Housewives: Behind Closed Doors. In recent years she has written television pilots for HBO, ABC, Fox, Lifetime and UPN, with such production companies as Darren Star Productions and Bushwacker Productions. Visit her at www.amysohn.com.
SEX AND THE CITY
is 'BIG' when it comes to the Box Office!
SEX AND THE CITY sparkled its way past competitor Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull on its US opening day!
The film was #1 in the US for its opening weekend after taking US $56M on 3285 screens, the biggest ever opening result for a romantic comedy in the US.
SEX AND THE CITY also scored the biggest opening ever in the US for a live action adaptation of a TV series, outgrossing Mission Impossible which took US $45M on its opening weekend.
Roadshow Films Managing Director, Joel Pearlman said "The outstanding results in the US over the weekend clearly demonstrate just how much audiences have been waiting for the big screen adventures of Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda. Australian audiences will be able to see the film in cinemas from Thursday".
Sarah Jessica Parker (Carrie Bradshaw), successful author and everyones favourite fashion icon-next-door, is back, her famously sardonic wit intact and sharper than ever, as she continues to narrate her own story about sex, love and the fashion-obsessed single woman in New York City. SEX AND THE CITY finds Carrie, Samantha (Kim Cattrall), Charlotte (Kristin Davis) and Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) four years after the hit HBO series ended, as our favourite femmes fashionables continue to juggle jobs, friendships and relationships while they start to navigate motherhood, marriage and Manhattan real estate.
SEX AND THE CITY releases in Australian cinemas on Thursday 5th June, 2008 on 454 screens.It is rated MA15+.
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