Sarah Jessica Parker: "I Hope" There's a SATC3

Entertainment Jun. 2, 2010 AT 1:31PM
Sarah Jessica Parker: "I Hope" There's a SATC3 Credit: Junko Kimura/Getty Images

Hungry for more Sex?

Well, Sarah Jessica Parker is.

Although Sex and the City 2 was panned by critics and underperformed at the U.S. box office, its central star is game for a third go-round.

"I hope Carrie will live on," Parker told UsMagazine.com at the sequel's Tokyo, Japan premiere on Tuesday. "She will live on -- even if the movies don't."

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Over Memorial Day weekend, the relentlessly promoted Sex and the City 2 debuted at a disappointing no. 3 with $37.1 million; moviegoers preferred Shrek Forever After ($55.7 million) and Prince of Persia ($37.8 million). Panned by critics, Sex and the City 2 grossed less in five days than the 2008 original did in three days.

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Mused Moviefone's Gary Susman: "It's possible that the film was hurt by poor reviews, its R-rating, and its 2 1/2-hour running time (allowing for fewer screenings per day) or its inability to attract male moviegoers (polling found the Sex 2 audience to be 90 percent female), but none of these proved obstacles for the first movie. Maybe it's just that real-life women the ages of Carrie or Samantha were busy taking their kids to see Shrek."

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Still, Parker told Us, "I feel blessed that we've told so many stories about these lovely characters."

Tell Us: should the girls reunite for a third Sex film?

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