Sex And The City star Cynthia Nixon has signed on for a guest starring role on the second season of Showtime’s Emmy award winning drama series The Affair, TVWise has learned.
Nixon will play Marilyn Sanders, a direct and challenging Manhattan couples therapist who is helping Noah and Alison come together after a period of strain. The second season is currently in production and is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday October 4th at 10/9c.
The Affair explores the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings these individuals back together. This season, the provocative drama will be told separately from four different perspectives, revealing four distinct truths. The drama series was created by Sarah Treem & Hagai Levi Dominic and stars Dominic West (The Wire), Ruth Wilson (Luther), Maura Tierney (ER) and Joshua Jackson (Fringe).