Sex and the City 2 sold more tickets than the first part in many other markets. Sarah Jessica Parker was paid 15 million plus residuals for her dual role as a producer and starring as Carrie Bradshaw. Wilson , "[Eigenberg] said that he had never won an award of any kind and if this was what he won, he would accept it. The teaser trailer premiered online on December 22, 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. He was also inspired by the recession to write something bigger more akin to the extravagant adventures and escapist comedies of the s. Big, Magda, Smith, Steve, and the children of Miranda and Charlotte have been filmed and photographed. Images of Samantha in a wedding dress have also been released. The sequel is noticeably different from its predecessor, and includes more exotic locales than the original. King credits this to the experience he had promoting the original film in such locales. Development[ edit ] After months of speculation, the cast confirmed in February that a sequel was in the works. Male couch potatoes dragged to the film against their will may find some consolation. In addition, Michael Patrick King wrote and directed again, and Patricia Field once again took charge of the costumes and wardrobe. Filming began in August According to Razzies founder John J. Photos of all four leading women filming scenes around New York together and separately have emerged, featuring present-day scenes as well as a range of looks believed to be flashbacks from the earlier years of Carrie, Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte's long-standing friendships.