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Cynthia Nixon directs Sarah Jessica Parker on set of the SATC reboot in New York City 

She is reprising her role as the cynical career-focused lawyer Miranda Hobbes for the long-awaited Sex And The City reboot, which premieres on HBO Max in December.

But Cynthia Nixon is honing her skills behind the camera as she was spotted directing costar Sarah Jessica Parker on the set of And Just Like That… in NYC on Wednesday.

The 55-year-old Emmy winner was clearly in work mode while communicating her plans for the day’s scene to the 56-year-old leading lady.

Action! Cynthia Nixon is honing her skills behind the camera as she was spotted directing costar Sarah Jessica Parker on the set of And Just Like That… in NYC on Wednesday

Cynthia looked smart in a black pinstripe blazer layered over a graphic tee and a pair of fitted trousers.

She appeared to be makeup-free and wore her jaw-length hair softly slicked back.

According to her IMDB, Nixon has just one prior directing credit to her name for her work on PBS’ Theater Close-Up series back in 2014. She is also listed as an executive producer for And Just Like That…

Sarah listened attentively as Cynthia, with a headset resting around her neck, gestured to her next mark.

The actress rocked a Carrie Bradshaw-approved Alexander McQueen ensemble complete with a billowing patterned maxi skirt and a gorgeous woven crop top with a plunging neckline.

Here's the plan: The 55-year-old Emmy winner was clearly in work mode while communicating her plans for the day's scene to the 56-year-old leading lady

Here’s the plan: The 55-year-old Emmy winner was clearly in work mode while communicating her plans for the day’s scene to the 56-year-old leading lady

Smart: Cynthia looked smart in a black pinstriped blazer layered over a graphic tee and a pair of fitted trousers

Smart: Cynthia looked smart in a black pinstriped blazer layered over a graphic tee and a pair of fitted trousers

Parker’s signature blonde strands were braided and styled into a partial bun adorned with various purple and pink flowers. 

The elaborate look was completed with a black-and-white striped bucket bag, a silver pendant necklace, and a pair of jeweled stud earrings.

She performed her lines on stairs outside Carrie’s famous NYC apartment, which she carefully walked down in a pair of open-toed heels.

Shockingly, Sarah’s dramatic designer costume proved tame in comparison to the bizarre outfit she filmed in earlier in the day.

While shooting a scene in a park, the actress strolled in a matronly nightgown, lilac rubber gloves and layered head scarves.

Designer darling: Sarah rocked an over-the-top Alexander McQueen getup complete with a billowing patterned maxi skirt and a gorgeous woven crop top with a plunging neckline

Designer darling: Sarah rocked an over-the-top Alexander McQueen getup complete with a billowing patterned maxi skirt and a gorgeous woven crop top with a plunging neckline

Flower power: Parker's signature blonde strands were braided and styled into a partial bun adorned with various purple and pink flowers

Flower power: Parker’s signature blonde strands were braided and styled into a partial bun adorned with various purple and pink flowers

Dramatic exit: She performed her lines on stairs outside Carrie's apartment, which she walked down in a pair of open-toed heels

Dramatic exit: She performed her lines on stairs outside Carrie's apartment, which she walked down in a pair of open-toed heels

Dramatic exit: She performed her lines on stairs outside Carrie’s apartment, which she walked down in a pair of open-toed heels

After communicating the game plan to Sarah, Cynthia was later captured speaking to the newest addition to the SATC cast, actress Sarita Choudhury. 

Choudhury was seated in the backseat of a black car with her window rolled down as her and Nixon engaged in some back-and-forth between scenes.

The 55-year-old English thespian had her brunette tresses styled in voluminous curls and she rocked a chevron and floral patterned sari.

It was announced in July that Sarita would be joining the cast of the highly-anticipated reboot, along with Nicole Ari Parker and Karen Pittman.

They will perform opposite Nixon, Parker and returning SATC co-lead Kristin Davis, who famously portrayed the role of the quirky Charlotte York.

On to the next: After communicating the game plan to Sarah, Cynthia was captured speaking to the latest addition to the SATC cast, actress Sarita Choudhury

On to the next: After communicating the game plan to Sarah, Cynthia was captured speaking to the latest addition to the SATC cast, actress Sarita Choudhury

Stunning: The 55-year-old English thespian had her brunette tresses styled in voluminous curls and she rocked a chevron and floral patterned sari

Stunning: The 55-year-old English thespian had her brunette tresses styled in voluminous curls and she rocked a chevron and floral patterned sari

Kim Cattrall, who played sex-crazed Samantha Jones, is the only one of the series’ four leading ladies not returning for the reboot.

The 10-episode series is slated for a December release on HBO Max. It will update longtime fans on how their favorite characters have faired in the past decade since the Sex And The City 2 film.

Production began in June and has continued despite the September 21 death of cast member Willie Garson who played Parker’s BFF on the hit show.

Last week Parker filmed with Chris North — who plays love interest Mr. Big — in Paris, but a leaked script had teased that the pair may be getting a divorce.

‘I was taping the podcast, I was washing my hair. Yes, I wasn’t eating or sleeping, but at least I felt good about my marriage. Now I’m just one of the wives he was taking care of?,’ the script obtained by Page Six read.

In motion: Choudhury was seated in the backseat of a black car with her window rolled down as her and Nixon engaged in some back-and-forth between scenes

In motion: Choudhury was seated in the backseat of a black car with her window rolled down as her and Nixon engaged in some back-and-forth between scenes

New additions: It was announced in July that Sarita would be joining the cast of the highly-anticipated reboot, along with Nicole Ari Parker and Karen Pittman

New additions: It was announced in July that Sarita would be joining the cast of the highly-anticipated reboot, along with Nicole Ari Parker and Karen Pittman

It is unclear however if the script was altered following the leak or if it was a means to throw viewers off.  

Sex and the City’s original author Candace Bushnell joined the dialogue this week about Kim Cattrall’s departure, after many had pointed to alleged years of tension on the set between she and the cast.

‘I absolutely love Kim,’ Bushnell told The New York Post. ‘But it seems she wants to do other things, and she doesn’t feel like doing the show. Maybe she doesn’t want to be that character anymore. Maybe she doesn’t want to put the Spanx on!

‘In real life, those women are not those characters — they are the opposite,’ she continued to say.

Costume change: Shockingly, Sarah's costume proved tame in comparison to the outfit she was spotted filming in earlier in the day

Costume change: Shockingly, Sarah’s costume proved tame in comparison to the outfit she was spotted filming in earlier in the day

Bizarre: The bizarre outfit consisted of a matronly nightgown, lilac rubber gloves and layered head scarves

Bizarre: The bizarre outfit consisted of a matronly nightgown, lilac rubber gloves and layered head scarves

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