Kim Cattrall is making the leap to community TV.
After a one-season stint on CBS All Entry’ horror sequence “Inform Me a Story,” the “Intercourse and the Metropolis” alum is being tapped to star in and produce a Southern-tinged household cleaning soap opera “Filthy Wealthy,” on Fox – TVLine reported Monday.
In response to the outlet, Cattrall, 62, will play the “metal azalea” matriarch of the household the sequence is centered on – through which Cattrall’s character, Margaret assumes management over the “bigger than life” Monroe household after her patriarch husband dies in a tragic aircraft crash.
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After the unfathomable loss of life, Margaret and their grownup kids quickly uncover their father has been hiding illegitimate youngsters who’re additionally listed in his will. Issues take a flip for the worst when Margaret tries to pay them to go away – nonetheless, the newly legitimized heirs produce other plans and mobilize to turn out to be a part of the household empire.
The report of Cattrall’s new function comes three months after “SATC” author and govt producer Michael Patrick King revealed to the Hollywood Reporter’s Origins podcast that the continued and public feud between Cattrall and fellow co-star Sarah Jessica Parker dated again to the start of the present.
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King defined that since Bradshaw was the most important identify when the primary season aired, she took house the most important paycheck.
“The present doesn’t exist if Sarah Jessica wasn’t the blonde star of the present, that’s primary. Kim was not on the peak of her profession, Kristin was below her when it comes to notability, Cynthia was a theater actor — and their contracts mirrored that standing,” he mentioned. “Because the present progressed, the characters, all people grew, it turned a household. Kristin, Cynthia and Sarah Jessica turned one group, and Kim by no means joined mentally.
King continued: “Kim fought and mentioned, ‘I’m everybody’s favourite.’ … (Parker’s) identify was contractually, legally, righteously, the one identify on the poster as a result of the truth that she was a film star in 1998 when the sequence began and she or he did a leap to do a present about intercourse on (HBO), the channel that did the fights, and it doesn’t matter how fashionable you’re.
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“I suppose for Kim it didn’t matter how a lot the elevate turned if there was by no means parity, however there was by no means going to be parity.”
On the time, King additionally slammed Cattrall for fabricating a “revisionist historical past” about her time engaged on the present, telling the journal’s podcast that she made up her aspect of the story.
“Individuals do issues, they make stuff up based mostly on what they wish to inform themselves,” he mentioned. “All I do know is that present was spectacular for everybody concerned. It was a spectacular success and it’s important to work very arduous to make that ‘Intercourse and the Metropolis’ story be one thing that was not good for you, and for some cause, Kim thinks one thing occurred to her on that present that was not good for her.”