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Upcoming show ‘Emily in Paris’ gives us huge ‘Sex and The City’ energy

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If Sex And The City reruns on a Friday night are beginning to get a little old (the heart can only handle watching Carrie break up with sweet Aidan so many times), mark your calendar for October 2, because the new Netflix original, Emily in Paris is said to be a modern-day rendition of SATC.

Created by Darren Star (creator of Sex and The City and Younger) and starring Lily Collins, the 10-episode Netflix show follows optimistic Chicago-born Emily Cooper (played by Collins) who relocates to Paris for a job with a luxury marketing agency. Brought on to provide an American point of view, Emily soon discovers that uprooting everything she knows to exist in a new city with a foreign language comes with its own unique challenges. While juggling her professional life, love life and friendships, we can only presume that as-per most rom-com style shows about an optimistic young woman, things turn out for the better, in the end.

While Collins leads the show, she will star alongside Kate Walsh, Ashley Park, Philippine Leroy Beaulieu, Lucas Bravo, Samuel Arnold, Camille Razat and Bruno Gouery. In a 2019 interview with Deadline, Collins spoke of her excitement about the role, saying that it was "an absolute dream project" and that "All of Darren's shows have deeply defined, greatly impacted, and undeniably helped me navigate my journey into womanhood. I couldn't imagine a more inspiring city to be our Emily in Paris home than Paris. What an absolute dream project!"

In addition to Star creating the show, Sex and The City's very own stylist Patricia Field will be working across all of the looks for the production, promising some extremely feminine, extremely nostalgic outfit moments.

Emily in Paris will air in Australia exclusively on Netflix on October 2. Watch the trailer, below.

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