The Friends fandom, on the other hand, is getting impatient. The cast had been gearing up to film the reunion back in August but it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Friends reunion being rescheduled to the start of March.
It has been months since we've last heard a new update on the long-awaited Friends reunion, and now Matthew Perry took to Twitter to confirm that filming on the HBO Max special has been officially pushed back to March 2021, which is exactly a year later than it was originally intended. Aniston, Cox, Kudrow, LeBlanc, Perry, and Schwimmer are additionally government producing, with Emma Conway and James Longman on board as co-executive producers. "This is a show that is not scripted, but this is the way the show works - we are going to need a live audience".
Studios, the unscripted special will reunite Perry with Courteney Cox,Jennifer Aniston,Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry andDavid Scwhimmer.
"You know what? This has also given us more time to make it even more exciting and more fun than it would have been". But now, we finally have an answer to when they'll begin filming this special with the returning original cast, thanks to original cast member Matthew Perry himself. According to a previous report, it was Warner Media Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt, who was responsible for pushing to develop a Friends reunion special. "Everyone is all in and we are just waiting for that time when it feels connected to bring in a live audience". Studio lot in Burbank for a celebration of the beloved show.
As Friends stans will remember, the reunion was initially supposed to film in March, then premiere in May alongside the launch of HBO Max.
The sitcom aired for 10 seasons from September 22, 1994 until May 6, 2004; the show follows a group of six friends as they navigate life, love and their careers in New York City.