The since a long time ago postponed “Friends” reunion special at HBO Max will finally be there for you, with the streamer reporting the official premiere date.
“Friends: The Reunion” will debut on HBO Max on May 27. Likewise, HBO Max debuted the first teaser trailer for the special, which can be seen previously.
“Friends: The Reunion” will now debut on the one year anniversary of the launch of HBO Max and precisely one year after it was originally supposed to air. Be that as it may, the unique was deferred on multiple times because of the production shutdown brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. It was initially set to film in February 2020 yet was simply ready to start filming in April.
It will feature Friends” stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer as they get back to the iconic comedy’s original soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank for a festival of the beloved show. Sources near the venture revealed to Variety a year ago that every one of the six stars would get in any event $2.5 million for participating in the special.
It will likewise feature guest stars including: David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon and Malala Yousafzai.
Ben Winston directed the special and executive produces alongside “Friends” executive producers Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman, and David Crane. The special hails from Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in relationship with Warner Horizon, Fulwell 73 Productions and Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions. Aniston, Cox, Kudrow, LeBlanc, Perry, and Schwimmer additionally chief produce. Emma Conway, James Longman and Stacey Thomas-Muir co-executive produce.
In 2020, every one of the 10 seasons of “Friends” left Netflix and joined HBO Max in an arrangement that is reputed to have cost WarnerMedia more than $400 million for the rights to the original series.