The Sex and the City revival And Just Like That has cast its first nonbinary character.
Sara Ramirez will be joining the series with Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis, playing Che Diaz. According to the logline Diaz is “a non-binary, queer, stand-up comedian that hosts a podcast on which Carrie Bradshaw is regularly featured. Che is a big presence with a big heart whose outrageous sense of humor and progressive, human overview of gender roles has made them and their podcast very popular.”
Ramirez is best known for playing Callie Torres on Grey’s Anatomy and Kat Sandoval on Madam Secretary. They also won a Tony for Monty Python’s Spamalot.
The revival’s creator Michael Patrick King said in the casting announcement, “Everyone at ‘And Just Like That…’ is beyond thrilled that a dynamically talented actor such as Sara Ramírez has joined the ‘Sex and the City’ family. Sara is a one-of-a-kind talent, equally at home with comedy and drama – and we feel excited and inspired to create this new character for the show.”
Sex and the City ran from 1998 to 2004 and there were two films. The show centered around a group of four friends living in New York City.