After seventeen years, everybody’s favorite six friends are returning to Central Park. Fans have been waiting for Friends: The Reunion for a very long time and now we finally have a release date. Could we be more excited? Also known as ‘The One Where They Get Back Together’, the reunion special will be arriving on HBO Max on May 27. The special will mark the one-year anniversary of the streaming service. A teaser for the special has also been released online, which you can find below.
The whole main cast of Friends is getting back together and there are some very special guests set to pop in as well. David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, and Lady Gaga are some of the celebrities set to appear. Other guest stars include Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon, and Malala Yousafzai.
According to a press release, the special will see Friends stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer return to the iconic Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank. The special is going to be a real-life unscripted celebration of the show. Directed and executive produced by Ben Winston, Friends: The Reunion is a product of Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon, Fulwell 73 Productions, and Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions.
The show’s creators Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman, and David Crane are also executive producers for the special alongside the series’ stars. Emma Conway, James Longman, and Stacey Thomas-Muir are also credited as co-executive producers.
Over the course of its 10-season run, Friends won multiple awards and became one of the most influential sitcoms of all time. Over a decade after it ended, the show still has a massive fanbase and this special has been a long time coming.
So mark your calendars for Thursday, May 27, when Friends: The Reunion will arrive on HBO Max. Are you excited about the reunion? Let us know!