WarnerMedia confirmed that the main cast of 'Friends' will meet in a special episode which will be issued next May, as part of the launch of HBO Max, Your new streaming platform.
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, stars of the series, had already been found before. Nevertheless, this will be the first meeting in 16 years for a chapter, since 2004, when production came to an end.
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Each of the actors will be paid between 2.5 million and 3 million dollars to participate in the episode, according to 'The Hollywood Reporter', based on its sources. That means remember that at the time the stars of the program managed to get paid, each one, one million dollars per chapter.
This special episode will not have a script, that is, the actors will talk about their experience of having worked on 'Friends'. In addition, it will be recorded in the Warner Bros. famous studio 24, in Burbank, California. The direction will be in charge of Ben Winston.
It should be remembered that HBO Max will have available all 236 episodes of 'Friends'- Reason why the series leaves Netflix in the United States.
'Friends', with ten seasons, was broadcast between 1994 and 2004 and together with'Seinfeld'is one of the'sitcoms'more representative of the 90s (in fact, there is a sort of fan dispute over which of the two series is better).
For its part, HBO Max is WarnerMedia's big bet to compete in the streaming platform market, in which services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney +. Of those, Netflix and Amazon They are the ones that work in Colombia.
The expectation regarding HBO Max is great due not only to the announced releases but to the catalog that would have with cult series like 'Six Feet Under', 'Los Soprano' and 'The Wire'.