After a really lengthy wait as a result of pandemic, The Friends Reunion Special has formally wrapped filming. Followers of the wildly common TV sequence have been ready for the HBO Max reunion for over a 12 months now. The official Pals Instagram account introduced the wrap information over the weekend after star Matthew Perry posted a picture of himself within the make-up chair earlier than rapidly deleting it. Followers had been ecstatic to study that the unique forged was again collectively, however they could be much more excited to study that it is all completed.
The official Instagram account posted a picture of the enduring brand on the reunion set with a caption that reads: “That is a wrap! Might we BE anymore excited!? Pals: The Reunion is coming to HBO Max.” No launch date was introduced, however it’s believed that the streaming service will announce that within the close to future. The pandemic put the particular on maintain indefinitely, however the forged was in a position to preserve the followers updated. Again in November 2020, Matthew Perry revealed that the gang was scheduled to get again collectively in March 2021.
The Pals reunion particular brings Jennifer Aniston (Rachel Inexperienced), Courteney Cox (Monica Geller), Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe Buffay), David Schwimmer (Ross Geller), Matt LeBlanc (Joey Tribbiani), and Matthew Perry (Chandler Bing) again collectively in the identical room for the primary time in years, together with sequence creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman. When requested about the potential of a Zoom reunion final 12 months, Lisa Kudrow maintained that they needed to all be in the identical room. “We’ve not all been in the identical room in entrance of individuals – I imply, now we have privately as soon as a few years in the past however that is it,” Kudrow advised the Hollywood Reporter. “The entire level of that is to be in the identical room. That hasn’t modified. And HBO Max is being phenomenally affected person and understanding.”
David Schwimmer additionally spoke in regards to the Pals reunion earlier this 12 months. “I am heading out to LA,” he mentioned back in March. “So, lastly, I imply, we discovered a solution to movie it safely, and there is going to be a portion of it that we movie exterior due to, , for security protocols.” Matt LeBlanc described the particular as, “the six of us collectively speaking in regards to the good outdated days.” He went on so as to add, “we acquired the band again collectively with out the devices.”
The unique crew shot on the Friends reunion on the present’s unique soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank. It was reported earlier within the week that the particular was filming, nevertheless it was unclear how lengthy the undertaking would take. The forged has teased that the basic New York condo might be utilized, together with the Central Perk, which is one thing that followers have been ready a very long time to see. The reunion wrap was first introduced by the official Friends Instagram account.