Friends is one of the most loved sitcoms made in American History. The show ended fifteen years ago and it’s still watched by some almost every day. Friends first premiered on NBC in 1994 and went on for 10 years. The show spins around the life of six, 20- something adults who live and get through their daily lives, together. Moreover, the show is so huge that the cast makes millions for their reruns. According to sources, the main cast earns millions in syndication even after the show ended long ago.
So, you can easily guess how big the show is. And, now since it was announced that the cast will be returning for a reunion on HBO max, the fans are going crazy. The show has fans from all age groups, which means that people from all age categories are anticipating the reunion episode.
So, let’s go ahead and get to know everything about the friend’s reunion:
Release Date? Delayed Or Right On Schedule?
Earlier, the scheduled date for the reunion episode was set on the launch of HBO Max. It was planned in order to promote the new streaming platform. However, the filming got postponed due to the ongoing pandemic. Later, it was informed that the stars will start the filming in August 2020. But, Warner Bros canceled it for the safety of the stars.
Sadly, any new premiere date is not set or announced by Warner Bros yet for the special Friends episode. Although we can expect the special episode during late 2020 or by the beginning of 2021. Fans have been waiting for a very long time and we hope the reunion episode will be worth it.
Friends reunion will be a scripted episode and all the six major characters will be seen during the episode. It will also be celebrated to mark teh 25th anniversary of the show. Also, it is revealed that Warner Bros will be paying $4 million to each star for participating in the special episode.
Jennifer’s Statement On The Delay
Jennifer Aniston who played teh gorgeous and sweet Rachel Green is definitely one of the most famous actresses in teh Hollywood industry. She gained popularity after her role in Friends and the star is still a shining star. Furthermore, Aniston recently expressed her sadness over the delay in the filming.
In an interview, she said that she is sad that the filming is postponed, again. She mentioned that it is hard right now to film with a live audience at the moment. Also, she said that whenever the began filming, it will be a lot of fun. In the end, she said that Friends is not going anywhere and the fans are stuck with them for life.