“Oh so fine,” the caption reads. “I’d sing along to 70’s love songs with this trio deep into any night. @justlikethatmax I’ll see you ladies tomorrow!”
HBO Max said only that “Nicole Ari Parker plays ‘Lisa Todd Wexley,’ a Park Avenue mother of three and documentarian.”
The network, responding to a CNN inquiry, also offered details of the three other characters added to the show: Sara Ramírez stars as “Che Diaz” (ellos ellos), a non-binary, queer, stand-up comedian that hosts a podcast on which Carrie Bradshaw is regularly featured; Sarita Choudhury who plays “Seema Patel,” a single, self-made powerhouse Manhattan real estate broker; and Karen Pittman, who plays “Dr. Nya Wallace,” a brilliant, challenging Columbia Law professor.
Nicole Ari Parker is African American, and if she is now part of the popular quartet, that’s a big deal.
“That show was as white as it gets
,” Every Outfit on Sex and the City Instagram cocreator Chelsea Fairless told Vulture
. “They didn’t ever have a person of color as a series regular.