LOS ANGELES - Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon, the stars of Sex and the City 2, will receive The Ensemble Award, it was announced today by Robert Sunshine, managing director of the event, which will be held March 15-18, 2010, in Las Vegas. They will be presented with the ShoWest Ensemble Award at ShoWest's Final Night Banquet and Award Ceremony on Thursday, March 18, at Bally's and Paris Las Vegas.
"With the success of the first smash hit Sex and the City movie release, based on the hugely popular HBO series, the cast of Sex and the City 2 have already garnered commercial and critical success for their roles as four friends making their way through life and relationships in the big city," said Sunshine. "We could not be more thrilled to have the opportunity to honor Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon for their celebrated roles with The Ensemble Award."
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures on May 27, 2010, Sex and the City 2 finds Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda taking another bite out of the Big Apple in the sequel to the 2008 summer blockbuster. The film also stars Chris Noth, David Eigenberg, Evan Handler, Jason Lewis, Mario Cantone and Willie Garson and was written and directed by Michael Patrick King. King is also producing with Parker, John Melfi and Darren Star.
Parker, who reprises the role of Carrie Bradshaw, won acclaim from critics and audiences around the world in HBO's much beloved television series "Sex and the City," for which she was awarded four Golden Globe Awards an Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress, two SAG Awards as part of the Ensemble, and an Emmy Award as a producer on the series. Her recent credits include Failure to Launch, her Golden Globe-nominated performance in The Family Stone, State and Main, Ed Wood, The First Wives Club and Honeymoon In Vegas. Parker's early motion picture roles include Flight of the Navigator, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, L.A. Story and Footloose.
With an extensive acting career that spans film, stage and television, Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actress Kim Cattrall will reprise her role as the femme fatale Samantha in Sex and the City 2. Cattrall can currently be seen in the political thriller The Ghost Writer, directed by Roman Polanski and also starring Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor. Currently she can be seen in the UK, starring in "Private Lives," in the West End's Vaudeville Theater in London.
Golden Globe Award-winning and Emmy-nominated actress Kristin Davis will return to the silver screen as the ever-hopeful Charlotte in Sex and the City 2. Starring in film, television and on the stage, Davis was recently seen in the hit comedy Couples Retreat. In 2006, she made her London theatre debut, reprising her role as Sunny Jacobs in "The Exonerated." Prior to the series "Sex and the City," Davis starred on television as the devious Brooke Armstrong on "Melrose Place."
Emmy, Tony, Grammy and Golden Globe Award winner Cynthia Nixon will star as Miranda Hobbes in Sex and the City 2. Nixon's latest film credits include An Englishman in New York, Lymelife and The Babysitters. She was most recently seen onstage as Mama in the off-Broadway play "Distracted," earning a Drama League Award nomination. In 2006, she completed a successful run in "Rabbit Hole," for which she won the Tony Award for Best Actress. Her television credits include an Emmy Award-winning guest appearance on "Law & Order: SVU" and an Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated performance as Eleanor Roosevelt in the HBO telepic "Warm Springs."