Friends

It Finally Happens! ‘Friends’ Reunion Is About To Go Down!

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The reunion of one of the most successful TV show in the world, “Friends”, is now officially in the making!

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HBO confirms that the show will appear on HBO Max. Matthew Perry posted: ‘It’s happening’ –

After many years of talking about a reunion special, finally all cast members agreed to do it –
Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry.

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HBO Max’s chief content officer, Kevin Reilly said – “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.”

According to different reports, each cast member will make between $2.25 mil to $2.5 mil.

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The Reunion is Closer Than Ever – HBO Max Works On ‘Friends’ Special

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Many fans over the world are waiting for years for the reunion of their favorite show “Friends”. The cast of ‘Friends’ teased the fans with Instagram selfie that went viral and now we are getting closer to the expected reunion.

Jennifer Aniston, one of the show’s top stars confirmed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that there will be no remake for the immortal show but a reunion is in talks. She said “I would love for there to be something, but we don’t know what that something is. So we’re just trying. We’re working on something.”

This September, at Tribeca TV Festival, Marta Kauffman and David Crane, co-creators/executive producers, said that there will be no reboot. Marta said – “We will not be doing a reunion show, we will not be doing a reboot. The show was about that time in life when friends are your family”. About the reboot, Kauffman said “It’s not going to beat what we did”. David continued  “We did the show we wanted to do. We got it right, and we put a bow on it.”

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Netflix Takes Down “Friends” in 2020 in The U.S

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After rumors spread about it, it’s no confirmed – Netflix’s users in the U.S have only a few more months to watch the show.

The reason for that is that ‘Friends’ will be on HBO Max – WarnerMedia’s streaming service starting in 2020.

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Robert Greenblatt, WarnerMedia chairman said –

“HBO Max will bring together the diverse riches of WarnerMedia to create programming and user experiences not seen before in a streaming platform. HBO’s world-class programming leads the way, the quality of which will be the guiding principle for our new array of Max Originals, our exciting acquisitions, and the very best of the Warner Bros. libraries, starting with the phenomenon that is Friends.”

The show “The Office” will be also taken down in January 2021 according to Netflix statement – “We’re sad that NBC has decided to take ‘The Office’ back for its own streaming platform – but members can binge watch the show to their hearts’ content ad-free on Netflix until January 2021.”