Friends reunion officially confirmed - original cast members to return
The news the entire world has been waiting for years - YES, it's now official; the much-awaited FRIENDS reunion is indeed happening! Cast members of the smash hit TV sitcom, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, have confirmed that they will be coming together exclusively for "an untitled unscripted special" Friends reunion one-off to be debuting later this May on the streaming service, HBO Max.
Friends began airing on the American television network channel, NBC, in 1994 and came to a conclusion in 2004 after 236 episodes leaving many across the world with fond memories of the show. The sitcom has since been airing on reruns in channels across the world is currently available on Netflix and is set to make its debut on HBO Max. Stars from the show - Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer - have all since gone on to become household names and have moved on to expanding their careers in films, television, direction and various other enterprises.
Warner Media has issued an official press release announcing the Friends reunion which is as follows:
"The One Where They Got Back Together
The Friends Cast Set to Reunite for Exclusive HBO Max Special Unscripted Cast Reunion Special, Along with All 236 episodes of the Emmy®-Winning Series, will be Available to Subscribers at the Launch of HBO Max.
BURBANK, CA – FEBRUARY 21, 2020 – It’s official, Friends fans! After 15 years, nine months, and innumerable fan requests from around the globe, we now have the ‘brand-new information’ you’ve been waiting for. The Friends cast will be reuniting exclusively for an untitled unscripted special for HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer offering debuting in May 2020.
Series stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer will return to the iconic comedy’s original soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank for a celebration of the beloved show. The unscripted cast reunion special, along with all 236 episodes of the Emmy®-winning series, will be available to subscribers at the launch of HBO Max.
“Guess you could call this the one where they all got back together — we are reuniting with David, Jennifer, Courteney, Matt, Lisa, and Matthew for an HBO Max special that will be programmed alongside the entire Friends library,” said Kevin Reilly, chief content officer, HBO Max and president, TBS, TNT, and truTV. “I became aware of Friends when it was in the very early stages of development and then had the opportunity to work on the series many years later and have delighted in seeing it catch on with viewers generation after generation. It taps into an era when friends – and audiences – gathered together in real time and we think this reunion special will capture that spirit, uniting original and new fans.”
Ben Winston will direct the special and will executive produce along with Friends executive producers Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman, and David Crane. The special hails from Warner Bros. Unscripted & Alternative Television and Fulwell 73 Productions. Aniston, Cox, Kudrow, LeBlanc, Perry, and Schwimmer will also executive produce the special. Emma Conway and James Longman are co-executive producers."
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