John Corbett to Return as Aidan in ‘And Just Like That’: Report

John Corbett.
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And just like that … Aidan is back. Or is he really? John Corbett is reportedly set to reprise his role as Carrie Bradshaw’s fan-favorite ex in season 2 of theSex and the City spinoff, And Just Like That.

According to DeadlineCorbett, 61 years old, will appear in multiple episodes of HBO Max and will have a significant storyline. Fans who have never stopped loving Carrie Bradshaw (although no details have been revealed about his plot in the upcoming season) will still be excited to see what the future holds.Sarah Jessica ParkerAidan (and ) can almost guarantee a romantic reconnection.

It is not the first time it has been reported that the My Big Fat Greek WeddingStar was set to return. In April 2021, Corbett claimed he had a role in season 1 — though he ultimately never made an appearance.

“I’m going to do the show,” he told Page SixAt the time, he expressed his excitement about playing the role again as Aidan. “I think I might be in quite a few [episodes]. I like all those people, they’ve been very nice to me.”

He's Back! John Corbett Will Reprise Aidan Role in ‘And Just Like That’ Season 2

John Corbett and Sarah Jessica Parker in ‘Sex and The City’.
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Viewers were crushed when Corbett never appeared during the revival’s inaugural season, which saw the death of Carrie’s husband, John “Mr. Big” Prescott (Chris Noth) via Peloton and her re-introduction into the dating world.

Months later, February 2012, And Just Like That creators placed the blame for getting fans’ hopes up squarely on the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before star.

“John Corbett should be writing personal apology notes. We didn’t say anything,” writer Julie RottenbergSubmitted DeadlineAt the time, show runner Michael Patrick King stated, “No, there’s nothing old news about Sarah Jessica Parker and John Corbett as actors and beings and interests. We never said anything about Aidan. [the other rumor that] Steve [Brady, played by David Eigenberg] and Carrie are getting together.”

Fans will remember that Aidan’s final appearance in the SATCuniverse was in second Sex and the CityThe film was released in 2010. After running into each other in Abu Dhabi, Carrie and Aidan — each married to their respective partners at the time — shared a brief kiss together, leaving the door open for a potential reunion down the line. After Carrie had cheated with Big, Aidan and Carrie split up in the first series.

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