And Just Like That… Writers Reveal David Eigenberg’s Hearing Loss Inspired Steve to Be Deaf

And Just Like That… Writers Reveal David Eigenberg’s Real Hearing Loss Inspired To Make His Character Steve Brady Partially Deaf In SATC Reboot










Sex And The City star David Eigenberg’s real-life hearing loss inspired his character Steve Brady’s storyline in reboot And Just Like That…

The 57-year-old actor, who starred in the original show from 1999 to 2004 and also in the next two films, returned to the program last month as the husband of Miranda Hobbes, who viewers are now hearing that he uses hearing aids.

Writer Elisa Zuritsky told Vanity Fair about Steve and David’s hearing: “When? [showrunner] Michael Patrick reconnected with David about the show, the very first thing David said was, “I have hearing aids.” It was literally what he started with.’

Inspiration: David Eigenberg’s Real Hearing Loss Star David Eigenberg inspired his character Steve Brady’s storyline in reboot And Just Like That…

Elisa explained that after that conversation, the creators and writers decided to include his hearing loss as a storyline in the show.

In the first episode, Steve sees a strategy for using his hearing aid by taking it off when he doesn’t want to hear his surroundings – like his son Brady having sex.

Steve’s appearance on the show was somewhat minimal as his wife Miranda, played by Cynthia Nixon, battles alcohol problems and also cheats on him with non-binary comedian Ché.

Amid concerns about his future on the show, Elisa assured viewers, “We love Steve: Everyone on the show, everyone loves David Eigenberg as a person. We love him as an actor…

Leading up: The 57-year-old actor, who starred in the original show from 1999 to 2004 and also in the next two films, returned to the program last month as the husband of Miranda Hobbes, who viewers now hear that he uses hearing aids. .

Leading up: The 57-year-old actor, who starred in the original show from 1999 to 2004 and also in the next two films, returned to the program last month as the husband of Miranda Hobbes, who viewers now hear that he uses hearing aids. .

“We love Steve. We are really invested in the Steve-ness of him. He’s so full of life, and the Steves out there are good guys.”

Ahead of the show’s comeback, David said of the prospect of a reboot, “I think it’s really interesting that they’ve brought it back.”

David had warm words for Sex And The City, saying ‘I really like that show’ and saying that Cynthia was ‘a dream to work with’.

Turbulent relationship: Elisa explained that after that conversation, the creators and writers decided to include his hearing loss in the show as a storyline

Turbulent relationship: Elisa explained that after that conversation, the creators and writers decided to include his hearing loss in the show as a storyline

He revealed he had one reservation about joining the revival — Anne Meara, who played his character’s mother, died in 2015.

He said, “That’s a little heartbreaking, because she was a dear lady and a dear friend of mine. It’s sad to go back because that character, you know, [the] descent is gone, and Anne as a human would not be there….

‘It’s strange, but we’ll see. … If it works, we might go that way’.

So sweet: Prior to the show's comeback, David said of the prospect of a reboot, 'I think it's really interesting that they've brought it back' (David pictured in the original show)

So sweet: Prior to the show’s comeback, David said of the prospect of a reboot, ‘I think it’s really interesting that they’ve brought it back’ (David pictured in the original show)

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