Created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, Friends is a popular American television sitcom starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer. The show revolves around six adults who are good friends living in Manhattan, New York. The plot revolves around their already messed up lives and their funny ways of sorting it out. Well, the Friends Star cast is back, good news for every fan.
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In the midst of quarantine people are done with all Web series, movies and other entertainment sources. “Friends” team crew is reuniting to entertain their fans. Unfortunately, HBO Max put a staunch to their shooting for Special. They all were very excited to share the screen altogether but they have to pause their shooting for Special because of the pandemic coronavirus which has spread its wings all over the world.
HBO Max paused the shooting
A source told the publication: ‘As soon as filming was cancelled, everyone started panicking as it took so long to get their schedules to align, there was a deep fear it may take a year or even longer to get them all back together again.
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From the sources
“Courtney immediately set up a Zoom meeting for them and they all logged on to discuss ideas. Brain-storming and bringing in the producers for a session. They called a mock rehearsal and chatted for almost two hours. They’ve been having daily meetings and Jen (Aniston) — who has the busiest schedule of the six — has assured them she’ll do whatever she can to ensure they don’t have to wait months to get the reunion filmed.”
“Their Zoom sessions have been brilliant fun, and there’s some hilarious material on their which they hope can be aired as either a series of teasers, or even a standalone special,” they added. Matt, 52, added: ‘It’s the six of us together talking about the good old days.’
Only after rumours were touching the ears of fans. A Hollywood reporter confirmed that a reunion is happening at HBO Max. While everyone was desperately waiting for an official announcement, they finally announced in late February. They confirmed that the ‘Friends’ star cast will reunite for an untitled unscripted Special.
Friends started a Zoom Session
According to their crew they were starting their shooting at the end of March. However,due to the pandemic their shooting was put to a halt . They still managed a way to amuse and beguile their audience.
Friends star cast Scream star Courtenay and director filmed a special meeting over (where else!) Zoom, which they hope to release ‘soon’ to placate fans According to The Sun,
‘We want to share some background information about the production dates for the upcoming unscripted Friends reunion special for HBO Max,’ HBO Max confirmed in a statement. ‘As was previously reported, production is delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that the special will not be available on the streamer on Day 1 of launch. But it is coming.’ ‘The cast and producers are all very excited to go into production, as this will be the first time since the show ended that the whole cast will be together, and on the original sets to reminisce,’ they continued to the Hollywood Reporter.