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Kim Cattrall Reunites with Patricia Field, Darren Star, Candace Bushnell from Sex and the City

Kim Cattrall was an honorary guest at Variety's 2022 Power of Women event in New York on Thursday night, and she was joined by some old friends!. The How I Met Your Father star, 65, attended the ceremony with three former colleagues from her time on HBO's Sex and the City — series creator Darren Star; costume designer Patricia Field; and Candace Bushnell, who wrote the newspaper column and book on which the series was based.
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Darren Star dramedy Younger set for Ukrainian adaptation after Banijay deal

US comedy-drama series Younger is set to be adapted in Ukraine after distributor Banijay Rights inked a deal with local broadcaster Noviy. The Ukrainian network has commissioned a 24-episode first season, which is being produced by Art Forms Productions and set to launch in early 2022. The Noviy deal was...

Emily in Paris creator Darren Star only took one criticism of Season 1 seriously: French people who speak English to each other

Star said he didn't care about the haters when returning to the writers' room for Season 2. "That's like writing to a focus group — it's not how anything good ever gets done," he says. But he did change one thing: French characters speaking English to each other instead of French. The reason for the English-speaking was Emily in Paris was originally planned for Paramount Network, and they didn't want to burden viewers with reading too many subtitles. "This season, we spend a lot more time with our French characters, and when they're not with Emily, they're speaking French," says Star. "I love that American audiences are watching foreign shows with subtitles and it's not something that bothers them at all. In fact, they prefer the authenticity of seeing characters speak in their language when they logically would." Also, Star responded to a cheeky Netflix tweet saying that the "Emily" and "Paris" in Emily in Paris are supposed to rhyme -- as in "Emily in Paree." "For those who like to pronounce it that way, I'm all for it," he says. "But for me, it's 'Emily in Paris.'"

Darren Star addresses 'Emily in Paris' criticism: 'I was surprised'

Emily in Paris became an instant phenomenon once it premiered on Netflix in October 2020. Who could forget Abby Govindan convincing everyone she created the show after the outrage over its two Golden Globe nominations earlier this year?. Darren Star, Emily in Paris's actual creator, recently talked with The Hollywood...
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Darren Star Talks ‘Emily in Paris’ Backlash, ‘Sex and the City’ Reboot and ‘Younger’ Spinoff. In mid-July, Darren Star’s 10-year-old son, Evan, called to make sure his father had remembered to tune in for the 2021 Emmy nominations. But Star — the Hollywood vet behind such…. “Fear and Desperation Drive...

Neil Patrick Harris to Lead Netflix Comedy Uncoupled From Darren Star

Neil Patrick Harris has landed another gig at Netflix, but there’s no Count Olaf prosthetics in his future this time. (We assume.) The actor will headline Uncoupled, the streamer’s upcoming comedy series from Younger and Emily in Paris creator Darren Star, per our sister site Deadline. Uncoupled will star Harris as Michael, whose seemingly perfect life is upended when his husband unexpectedly leaves him after 17 years. Suddenly, Michael must confront two nightmares: losing who he thought was his soulmate, and facing his new life as a single, 40-something gay man in New York City. In addition to leading the project, Harris will executive-produce...

‘Younger’ spinoff starring Hilary Duff not happening, creator Darren Star says

SPOILER ALERT: This article contains spoilers about the “Younger” series finale “Younger” has run out of time. Despite rumors of a spinoff series for the TV Land drama that would have followed Hilary Duff’s character Kelsey to Los Angeles — a plot set up in Thursday’s series finale — creator Darren Star says that’s unlikely to happen now. “I think that’s pretty much off the table,” Star, 59, ...

Producer Darren Star To Be Honored At 60th Monte-Carlo Television Festival

Writer, director and producer Darren Star will receive the the 60th Monte-Carlo Television Festival’s Honorary Golden Nymph, an award that honors renowned professionals for their extraordinary contributions to the entertainment and television industry. Star, whose credits include Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Sex & The City, Younger and, currently, Netflix’s...

Younger's Kelsey Spinoff Is 'Pretty Much Off the Table,' Darren Star Says

Friendly warning: This article contains spoilers from the series finale of Younger. Haven’t watched? Get to streaming!. Younger may have ended on a somewhat ambiguous note for leading lady Liza, but at least Kelsey’s future is clear — sort of. After discovering that Rob was actually scamming her (“I have terrible taste in men!”), Kelsey found a new investor for Inkubator in Reese Witherspoon’s production company. (If you don’t remember Kelsey’s dealings with Witherspoon & Co., perhaps the term “age queer” will help jog your memory.)

Netflix orders Darren Star comedy Uncoupled

Co-created with former Modern Family executive producer Jefferey Richman, Uncoupled "centers on Michael who thought his life was perfect until his husband blindsides him by walking out the door after 17 years," per Deadline. "Overnight, Michael has to confront two nightmares — losing what he thought was his soulmate and suddenly finding himself a single gay man in his mid-forties in New York City."

Sutton Foster and Darren Star on Younger’s Legacy

Younger is the little show that could. The comedy, about a 40-year-old divorcee who lies about her age to get a job in publishing, premiered in 2015 on a smaller cable network (TV Land) just as streaming became the binge-able norm. But the series managed to find its audience and stay afloat for six successful seasons—in part thanks to the show's universal appeal across age lines. Younger's depiction of motherhood, feminism, workplace politics, ageism, and love were always emotionally honest, painfully raw, and supremely empowering.

Hilary Duff’s Younger Spinoff Would Be Like a ‘Female Entourage,’ According to Darren Star

Well, “we got the money, honey” is an Entourage-worthy catchphrase. In December, Hilary Duff’s Lizzie McGuire revival sadly bought a bus ticket back home, but on the very bright side, it opened up her schedule for a rumored spinoff series following her Younger character, millennial publisher and all-around excellent friend Kelsey Peters. Ahead of Younger’s seventh and final season, which debuts April 15, creator Darren Star revealed some details about the (still hypothetical) new show. Like, for example, it would be “female Entourage.”

Younger creator Darren Star describes the potential Hilary Duff-led spinoff as a "female Entourage"

“We’re talking about it. It’s a big question mark whether it’s going to happen,” Star tells Variety. “It could be great, but we never know if these things are going to happen until they’re going to happen.” He adds: “It would be a totally new universe" that would only include Kelsey Peters, who would “be following another dream.” “The best way to describe it is that it would be a bit of a female Entourage with Kelsey as the lead,” says Star. “Still, the caveat is if it’s going to happen.”