The filming of the special that will bring together the six stars of Friends was delayed by HBO Max due to the global crisis unleashed by the pandemic of coronavirus .
The Hollywood Reporter assured this Wednesday that the recording of this highly anticipated meeting was going to take place on 23 and on March 24 at the Warner Bros. studios in Burbank (USA) with the intention that the special would be ready for the May launch of HBO Max, the new bet for the WarnerMedia live show.
However, the delicate situation caused by the coronavirus, which has led the industry of Hollywood to lower the blind completely, has forced HBO Max to delay filming the special for Friends until at least the month of May.
HBO Max did not specify if the special can be seen, as originally planned, when the digital platform begins operating in May (there is no specific date for release yet).
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer the six protagonists of Friends, will be part of this special together with the creators of this comedy, David Crane and Marta Kauffman.
US media pointed out that each of the actors will charge between 2.3 and 2.7 million euros for participating in this meeting n.
Although the millions Friends fan base has yearned for years for new episodes in the series, this special gathering He would not be a fictional episode as such but, rather, a “retrospective” show with interviews with the cast.
Until very recently, Friends became aired on Netflix but Warner did not hesitate to spend more than $ 400 million last summer to recover it and integrate it as one of the HBO Max diamonds.
Friends, which premiered on September 22, 1994, closed in 2004 ten seasons of hits after 236 episodes on air.
But comedy remains a phenomenon for Countless fans around the world who are still willing to watch, over and over again in reruns or digital platforms, the New York stories of Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross.