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Sarah Jessica Parker returns to HBO with comedy "Divorce"
In this Jan. 23, 2015 file photo, Sarah Jessica Parker attends the re-opening of the Broadway show "It's Only A Play" in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
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Sarah Jessica Parker's HBO follow-up to "Sex and the City" is a comedy about marital woes.

The premium cable channel said Thursday that Parker will star in a half-hour series titled "Divorce." She plays a woman who finds that making a break from her marriage is harder than anticipated.

Thomas Haden Church ("Spider-Man 3," ''Sideways") plays her husband. Also in the cast are Molly Shannon and Talia Balsam as close friends of Parker's character, Frances.

The 50-year-old Parker starred as relationship columnist Carrie Bradshaw in "Sex and the City" from 1998 to 2004 on HBO, and she reprised the role in two big-screen movies.

"Divorce" will shoot in New York this year, HBO said. A premiere date was not announced.