Fans might have to attend till the autumn for the “Friends” reunion particular as HBO Max executives are holding out hopes of filming it earlier than a reside viewers quite than capturing the much-anticipated get collectively remotely with stars beneath quarantine.
Robert Greenblatt, chairman of WarnerMedia Entertainment T.N., which is launching the HBO Max streaming service on May 27, stated on Monday he thought it was price ready till the one-off unscripted present might be filmed in a conventional method.
The reunion, dreamed of by followers for years, was speculated to have helped launch HBO Max, however the coronavirus epidemic shut down manufacturing throughout Hollywood earlier than it might be filmed.
“We are holding out to be able to get this special done hopefully by the end of the summer. We do think there’s a value to having a raucous live audience experience these six great friends coming back together,” Greenblatt instructed Hollywood outlet Variety in an interview.
“We didn’t want to just do it suddenly on a web call, or six squares and people shooting from their kitchens and bedrooms,” Greenblatt added.
Shows corresponding to “Saturday Night Live” and a reunion of “Parks and Recreation” have put collectively episodes by recording stars of their properties.
“Friends,” starring Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry, led to 2004 after 10 years, nevertheless it stays probably the most in style reveals in re-runs.
“If this (coronavirus) goes on indefinitely, we may go the virtual route,” Greenblatt stated. “But in the meanwhile we are attempting to look to the long run and get this factor achieved in a extra typical method.
“If we launch it in the fall, I think it will be something that will have the audience looking forward to,” he added.
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