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The whole composition of Friends is to come together for a one-time special streaming service on HBO Max, more than 15 years since the show ended.
The non-script episode will be released in May. A date is yet to be announced.
Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will appear.
Matthew Perry posted on Instagram: “Happens.”
The actor published the text together with a photo of the cast from the 90s. Then the other participants started sharing the same post.
Friends It aired from 1994 to 2004. The final show was watched by 52.5 million viewers in the United States, making it the most-watched television episode of the 2000s.
Since then, the show has gathered legions of younger fans via Netflix.
Rumors of a rally intensified after Jennifer Aniston posted a photo of the cast together on Instagram in October.
HBO Max has now secured rights to the show’s catalog for $ 425 million.
Kevin Reilly, HBO Max’s chief content officer, said the special gathering would capture the spirit of the time when “friends – and audiences – come together in real time.”
The cast will participate in the production of the episode.
According to Diversity, each actor is expected to receive $ 2.5 million to participate in the special, which will be available when HBO Max launches – a new subscription streaming service.