The HBO Max’s revival series of SATC has announced their newest cast member Sara Ramirez. The former Grey’s Anatomy’s star will be a series regular, playing the role of Che Diaz, a non-binary stand-up comedian who hosts a podcast where Carrie Bradshaw is a regular on. “Che is a big presence with a big heart whose outrageous sense of humour and progressive, human overview of gender roles has made them and their podcast very popular”, shares HBO.
Ramirez’s character isn’t too far from her personal beliefs as an award-winning activist. The role of Che Diaz’ will be the very first non-binary characters featured on SATC.
Michael Patrick King, the creator of SATC and producer at “And Just Like That..”, shared his thoughts on Sara joining the cast stating, “Everyone at ‘And Just Like That…‘ is beyond thrilled that a dynamically talented actor such as Sara Ramírez has joined the ‘Sex and the City’ family. Sara is a one-of-a-kind talent, equally at home with comedy and drama – and we feel excited and inspired to create this new character for the show. Sara is a one-of-a-kind talent, equally at home with comedy and drama – and we feel excited and inspired to create this new character for the show.”
Ramirez will be joining Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon in the 10-episode series, which is scheduled to start filming in New York City this summer. Even though Samantha Jones will be greatly missed, were looking forward to seeing the new and exciting chapter of SATC.