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It’s official: iconic ”Friends’ reunion

Anna Shi
22 февраля 2020

The fans have celebrated the 25th anniversary of the launch of Friends a year ago, in 2019. And now it has officially become known that the actors of the series will unite for filming in a special episode. It will be released in the USA on a new streaming platform of HBO — HBO Max. In addition, the launch of a special episode was announced at WarnerMedia — he is the owner of HBO. The producers promise to attract the entire original cast. In particular, it is already known about the participation of Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry, reports Deadline. Probably each of the six stars will be paid in the $3 million-$4 million range for appearing in the special.

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It is still unknown what the special episode will be about and what it will it’s title. However, there is already an exact release date - May 2020. The show will be directed by Ben Winston, and will be produced by Fulwell 73 and Warner Bros. Unscripted & Alternative Television. Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman and David Crane, the creators of "Friends" should also join the project.

Rumors about the continuation of "Friends" have been around for a long time. In particular, last year the fake trailer appeared, which got more than 17 million YouTube views. By the way, the title of the video says that the reunion of "Friends" is planned for 2020. In addition, at the beginning of 2018, actress Jennifer Aniston hinted at the continuation of the story about Friends. And in recent months, the actors of the series began to appear more and more together on red carpet, private holidays and on social media. All rights for franchise belong to NBC and Warner Bros. Television, but then Netflix decided to buy them. Subsequently, the rights to the series again returned to Warner Bros.

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In January 2020, information appeared that the return of “Friends” would still not happen, since the actors seemed to request sky-high fees. However, after a month, the actors and creators of the series still decided to shoot its continuation. According to the plot, all friends live in New York and try to solve their problems that are close to everyone. In particular, they are interested in such questions: where to get the money, how to find your place in life, where to look for love, and how to manage to pay the rent for the apartment on time. At the same time, the main characters of the series fall into funny situations, have fun, fall in love and lose their loved ones, change jobs and drink coffee in their favorite coffee shop near the house.

The last series of "Friends" was released in May 2004.

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