Queer as Folk Reboot: Kim Cattrall Lands Recurring Role

Kim Cattrall may not be reuniting with her Sex and the City co-stars for HBO Max’s forthcoming reboot, but she does have a string of projects in the works.

Peacock has announced the beloved actress has joined the cast of its upcoming Queer as Folk reboot.

Cattrall will play a martini-soaked, high society southern debutant with trailer park roots, according to the streaming service.

While the actress is not a series regular, she has been billed as a recurring guest star, meaning she will pop up sporadically throughout the first season of the show.

The new take “is a vibrant reimagining of the groundbreaking British series created by Russell T. Davies, exploring a diverse group of friends in New Orleans whose lives are transformed in the aftermath of a tragedy,” according to the streamer.

Cattrall joins a cast that already includes the following stars:

– Devin Way (he/him) (Grey’s Anatomy, Station 19) will play a charming and sometimes chaotic commitment-phobe who finds a reason to stay in New Orleans after tragedy rocks his community.

– ​Fin Argus (he/him/they/them) (Clouds, The Gifted) will play a cocky high schooler whose confidence belies his lack of real world experience.

– Jesse James Keitel (she/her) (Big Sky), who will play a trans, semi-reformed party girl who is struggling to grow up.

– ​Candace Grace (they/them) (Acts of Crime) will play a non-binary professor navigating the rocky transition from punk to parenthood.

– Johnny Sibilly (he/him) (Hacks, Pose) will play a successful lawyer who is not as put together as he seems. ​

– Ryan O’Connell (he/him) (Special, Will & Grace) will play a pop culture nerd with cerebral palsy who is more than ready for some independence.

The series has been in the works for a few years and was recently shifted to Peacock with a series order.

Cattrall, meanwhile, is also set to appear on Hulu’s How I Met Your Father.

The star’s most recent TV role was as the main attraction on FOX’s Filthy Rich.

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Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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