"Intercourse and the Metropolis" Star Willie Garson Lifeless at 57

Our favourite homosexual greatest pal will reside on. 

Sex and the City actor Willie Garson sadly died on Sept. 21, after a battle with cancer, within the midst of filming the reboot, And Simply Like That. His sudden passing led many followers to surprise what his character's destiny could be. 

Now, And Simply Like That showrunner and Intercourse and the Metropolis government producer Michael Patrick King has revealed that Garson's dying was not written into the storyline of the upcoming reboot. That means: Carrie Bradshaw's best friend and confidant, Stanford Blatch, remains to be alive.

On Dec. 3, in an interview with The New York Times, King answered our burning questions concerning the destiny of characters Mr. Huge, Samantha Jones and Stanford Blatch.

"No one's lifeless," King stated. "No one."

King supplied a temporary rationalization as to why Garson's dying wasn't written into the present.

"As a result of it wasn't charming," King shared. "And I knew that the viewers would know."

Along with his fast wit and hard-to-swallow recommendation, Stanford was not only a greatest pal to Carrie, however to us all, and his storyline will be missed.

In a earlier interview with The Hollywood Reporter on Dec. 1, when requested if the present had filmed the whole lot they'd meant to with Garson, King responded, "Oh God, no."

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"We had an entire journey that we weren't in a position to do," King continued within the interview. "However what he did is incredible."

Garson was seen filming SATC scenes with co-star Sarah Jessica Parker in New York in July, and once more in August with on-screen husband Mario Cantone in August.

In a touching tribute following Garson's dying, Parker took to Instagram, "It has been insufferable," Parker wrote. "Generally silence is an announcement. Of the gravity. The anguish. The magnitude of the lack of a 30 + yr friendship." 

"An actual friendship that allowed for secrets and techniques, journey, a shared skilled household, fact, concert events, highway journeys, meals, late evening cellphone calls, a mutual devotion to parenthood and all of the heartaches and pleasure that accompany, triumphs, disappointments, worry, rage and years spent on units (most particularly Carrie's residence) and laughing late into the evening as each Stanford and Carrie and Willie and SJ," she stated.

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The actress continued, "Willie. I'll miss the whole lot about you. And replay our final moments collectively. I'll re-read each textual content out of your closing days and put to pen our final calls. Your absence a crater that I'll fill with blessing of those reminiscences and all those which are nonetheless in recesses but to floor."

It seems like his legacy will reside on, and Stanford will proceed to sip cosmopolitans, hearken to Liza Minnelli and silently decide us all from afar. 

And Simply Like That premieres Dec. 9 on HBO Max.

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