Karen Pittman Departs ‘And Just Like That…’ Cast

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Miranda Hobbes goes to want a brand new place to crash, it appears. Actress Karen Pittman, one of many new core solid members of Max’s Sex and the City revival And Just Like That, has departed the collection, which suggests actress Cynthia Nixon’s teacher-turned-roommate, Dr. Nya Wallace, will now not seem on the present.

According to Deadline, which reported the information on Friday, Pittman’s packed schedule prompted the transfer. The actress, who, with Sarita Choudhury and Nicole Ari Parker, joined the present’s core solid of Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis at its launch in 2021, additionally performs Mia Jordan on Apple TV collection The Morning Show. 

Viewers noticed the influence of Pittman’s Morning Show dedication within the present’s second season, And Just Like That author, director, and govt producer Michael Patrick King informed Vanity Fair final yr, together with her character netting far much less display screen time than others on the present because the manufacturing labored round her schedule. 

Since then, it’s been introduced that Pittman has been solid in Mara Brock Akil’s upcoming Netflix adaptation of Forever, novelist Judy Blume’s controversial teen romance from 1975. Sources who spoke with Deadline mentioned that “there was every intention for Pittman to be in Season 3 of AJLT, and Nya was written into the scripts,” however efforts to schedule round Pittman’s different commitments stymied that plan.

 (L-R) “The Morning Show” solid members Hasan Minhaj, Nestor Carbonell, Karen Pittman, Desean Ok Terry, Reese Witherspoon, Mimi Leder, Julianna Margulies, and Head of Media Res Studio Michael Ellenberg on September 08, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. 

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A spokesperson for Max says in a press release, “It has been a joy to have Karen Pittman play the smart and stunning Professor Nya Wallace on the first two seasons of And Just Like That.”

“As we have thoroughly enjoyed working with this dynamic actress, so too have others. Due to her commitments to two other streamer series, it has become apparent that filming three shows at once isn’t possible. Due to the production realities, we are disappointed to announce that scheduling conflicts will not allow us to continue with this character as part of season 3 of And Just Like That,” the assertion learn.

“Karen and Nya will be missed, and her Max family and fans will all be cheering her on in her other endeavors.”

Nya isn’t the one member of Miranda’s circle to depart the collection forward of And Just Like That’s third season. Sara Ramirez, who performed Miranda’s divisive love curiosity, Che Diaz, reportedly departed the collection in February. According to a February report in Variety, “the Che character had reached a natural conclusion since their relationship with Miranda had ended,” spurring Ramirez’s departure. 

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