Guys, it is lastly taking place. Whereas 2020 did not deliver the much-anticipated Buddies reunion to HBO Max because of the coronavirus pandemic halting manufacturing, issues are wanting up. After months of anticipation, there’s lastly a reported update about HBO Max’s 2021 Friends reunion, so get able to bask within the nostalgia of Central Perk.
After a lot delay, it appears just like the Buddies reunion particular is ~really~ filming. The present, which can deliver all of your faves from Buddies again to the sofa, was initially slated to premiere on Could 27, 2020, however the pandemic pressured a reschedule date. In November 2020, Matthew Perry tweeted that the reunion was rescheduled for March 2021. On the time, it was unclear whether or not that meant it could movie in March or premiere then, however now it appears like he wasn’t too far off. Fortunately, followers have a reported replace as of Friday, April 2. According to The Hollywood Reporter, sources declare the Buddies reunion is ready to movie the week of Monday, April 5. Elite Every day reached out to an HBO Max rep for touch upon the reported information however didn’t hear again on the time of publication.
Though there is not a confirmed premiere date *but*, the reunion particular will most likely come round Could 2021 — a 12 months after the unique premiere date.
The reunion particular will reunite Perry, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, and David Schwimmer to debate the present alongside Buddies creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane. As an alternative of being a scripted continuation of the collection, it should deal with the actors reflecting on the immense impression Buddies has had on tv and spilling some behind-the-scenes secrets and techniques.
The Buddies particular — which shall be directed by Ben Winston — has been on followers’ minds for some time. The Hollywood Reporter first revealed the stars were in talks to do a reunion again in November 2019, and it was officially confirmed on Feb. 21, 2020.
You possibly can count on the OG Buddies set to make its look, too. The particular will movie from the set on Stage 24 on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California, its unique place of filming for its 10-year run.
After the frustration of Buddies leaving Netflix initially of 2020, followers have been elated by the information:
Followers of the present are as soon as once more hyping the reunion’s premiere:
Whereas it is unclear when the premiere date shall be, you may count on the Buddies reunion particular to hit HBO Max someday quickly.