WarnerMedia to reunite ‘Friends’ in HBO Max special

FILE Image: The cast of the American Television set sitcom “Mates” (L to R) Matt Le Blanc, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer pose for shots at Channel four Television centre March twenty five, 1998./File Image

(Reuters) – WarnerMedia is reuniting its “Friends” cast for an untitled, unscripted exclusive for its forthcoming streaming provider, HBO Max, the organization mentioned on Friday.

AT&T Inc’s (T.N) WarnerMedia mentioned series stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will return to the strike comedy’s initial soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros studio whole lot in Burbank, California.

There have been a flurry of media stories about a prospective reunion considering that Aniston hinted very last year that a little something might be underway.

Aniston spoke to speak demonstrate host Ellen DeGeneres about a doable new “Friends” venture indicating, “We would really like for there to be a little something, but we do not know what that a little something is. So we’re just trying. We’re doing the job on a little something.”

The unscripted cast reunion exclusive, which will be directed by Ben Winston, along with all ten seasons of the Emmy-profitable series, will be out there to subscribers at the start of HBO Max in May well.

Earlier this thirty day period, the Wall Street Journal mentioned the 6 stars would receive involving $two.twenty five million and $two.5 million as section of the deal.

Reporting by Lisa Richwine and Neha Malara in Bengaluru Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri

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