This was something that did not happen every day or month, or year. Sarah Jessica Parker was paid 15 million plus residuals for her dual role as a producer and starring as Carrie Bradshaw. King credits this to the experience he had promoting the original film in such locales. Score[ edit ] In December , the orchestral score for the film was released, Sex And The City - The Score, containing 18 tracks of original score composed, co-orchestrated, and conducted by Aaron Zigman. Male couch potatoes dragged to the film against their will may find some consolation. Filming began in August A full scale promotional tour with all key cast members—including television, press conference and print—commenced in early May , and continued throughout the film's release, encompassing many different countries and cities. In addition, Michael Patrick King wrote and directed again, and Patricia Field once again took charge of the costumes and wardrobe. And that any woman who watched this and thinks that their life can end up like this is in for a sad, demoralizing surprise. Filming took place at several locations including the seaside town of Sidi Kaouki ,  and Amanjena , outside of Marrakesh. During that minute gap, Carrie goes through the many stages of grief — day sleeping, drinking, hiring a personal assistant — while Big remains missing in action. Internationally the sequel topped the charts in Germany for five weeks, Britain for three weeks, Australia for two weeks and exceeding the original in Japan and Greece. It was co-written, produced and directed by Michael Patrick King. We had a great time and appeared to be headed toward a very "exciting" finish. Reader, I must confess that while attending the sneak preview with its overwhelmingly female audience, I was gob-smacked by the delightful cleavage on display. May Have Hurt My Marriage 3 June by jpatrick — See all my reviews I will preface this comment by saying that my wife and I have been going through some rough patches in our marriage. Hats were once again created by Prudence Millinery for Vivienne Westwood.