"I don't think that we actually talked a lot about trying to make her different. I think this story is different. I was always interested in the story of marriage," Parker told press at the 2016 Summer TCA Press Tour about the differences between her two HBO characters. "That's how this sort of all started. And by virtue of just that interest alone, it was automatically different. I think the things that—the only time that we really were cognizant of distinction—and feel free to correct me was when we started talking really about the wardrobe and understanding that there was, you know, an obvious connection between, like, a skeleton and clothing.
"I would like to have great words and great actors. And I think if we're—I don't know the idea of, like, purposefully being, you know, edgy. I just want to play an interesting role," she said. "I think if I'm with wanting to be one thing and backing into that, that's probably no good for anybody."
Divorce premieres Sunday, Oct. 9 at 10 p.m. on HBO.