Los Angeles, August 23
“Friends” followers should wait just a little longer for the reunion particular as the long-lasting sitcom’s co-creator Marta Kauffman has stated the workforce plans to go forward with the filming solely when the reside viewers might be included.
All six solid members – David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc, Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Matthew Perry and Lisa Kudrow – are set to function within the one-off particular for HBO Max.
The reunion was initially scheduled to premiere on the streaming platform on May 27, however was delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
“We all need it to occur. We simply have to attend till it’s protected. This is a present that isn’t scripted, however that is the way in which the present works — we’re going to want a reside viewers. Even if we socially distance that reside viewers, it actually is a large a part of what ‘Friends’ is.
“We cannot do it without them. Everyone is all in and we are just waiting for that time when it feels connected to bring in a live audience,” Kauffman informed Entertainment Tonight.
The particular was ordered in February and earlier this month an HBO Max insider informed Variety that the continuing pandemic-induced shutdown has compelled the makers to push the manufacturing to later this 12 months.
Ben Winston will direct and government produce alongside “Friends” creators Kauffman, David Crane and Kevin Bright.
It can be shot on the iconic Stage 24 of the Warner Bros Studio lot in Burbank, the place the unique NBC sequence, which ran from 1994 to 2004, was filmed. –PTI