A follow-up to Sex and the City that looks at love, dating, and friendships after 50 is now in the works, Deadline reports.
Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell's latest book, Is There Still Sex in the City?, is scheduled for release on Aug. 6, and Paramount Television and Anonymous Content have acquired the rights to the novel to develop as a television series. Bushnell is set to write the pilot's script and executive produce.
Bushnell told Deadline it's a very different world now for people 50 and older than it was in decades past. "They weren't expected to exercise, start new business ventures, move to a different state, have casual sex with strangers, and start all over again," she said. "But this is exactly what the lives of a lot of 50- and 60-something women look like today, and I'm thrilled to be reflecting the rich complexity of their reality on the page and now on the screen."
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