In season three, Carrie meets and is instantly attracted to up-and-coming Manhattan furniture designer Aidan Shaw (John Corbett) who becomes her boyfriend.
Aidan is more traditional and patient about relationships than many of Carrie's other love interests and for a while they are happy together.
Cattrall pointed out that she has been saying “no” to doing a third movie for years.
“At this very moment it’s quite extraordinary to get any kind of negative press about something that I’ve been saying for almost a year of ‘no’ that I’m demanding or a diva.” “And this is really where I take to task the people from and specifically Sarah Jessica Parker, in that I think she could have been nicer.” “I really think she could have been nicer,” she reiterated. I never have.” There have long been rumours about bad blood between the two actresses who portrayed Jones and Carrie Bradshaw (Parker) on the hit HBO show.
It spawned two feature films, Sex and the City (2008) and its sequel Sex and the City 2 (2010), and a prequel series by The CW, The Carrie Diaries.Throughout its six-year run, the show received contributions from various producers, writers, and directors, perhaps most significantly from Michael Patrick King.