‘Friends’ doesn’t need any introduction. Its been over 15 years since Friends ended its 10-season run on NBC. For some time, a reunion special has been in the works and its official now. Yes, the cast of Friends is reuniting for an unscripted special on HBO Max and they’re reportedly being paid a lot of money for it.
While the original cast has publicly reunited at various points throughout the years, the reunion special marks the first time since the series ended in 2004 that all six cast members are together at once.
According to the reports, the reunion special will be exclusive to HBO Max. This will get on air when the new streaming service launches in May.
It’s the one where the gang gets back together and all it reportedly cost was $3 million for each cast member previously.
To participate in the reunion special, the cast members, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer are reportedly being paid an amount of $2.5 million each.
The cast will return to the Stage 24 soundstage on the Warner Bros. Studio lot, which is where Friends used to be filmed. The special show will be available to HBO Max subscribers at launch and all ten seasons of the original series as well.
The Friends reunion special will premiere on HBO Max when it launches at some point this May. It’s a good day to be a Friends fan.
Chief Content Officer at HBO said in a statement regarding the Friends cast reunion special, this sitcom has trilled and the audience will like it.