“Friends” Reunion Special in the Works at HBO Max
<i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> is reporting that Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, as well as series creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman, are in in talks for an unscripted <i>Friends</i> reunion special for HBO Max. While the deal is exciting news for fans of the franchise, which has found new audiences at its streaming home on Netflix, sources caution that the deal is from done. Deals for cast and crew still need to be made, and schedules need to be sorted out before there’s anything official. And while it’s not a done deal, <i>Friends</i> fans can be optimistic: the fact that the cast is considering the reunion is an accomplishment in and of itself.