HBO Max finally announced that the long-awaited unscripted special, titled Friends: The Reunion is set to air on the streaming service on May 27. Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will return to the beloved sitcom's reunion special.
In addition to the original cast, the reunion will feature a star-studded guest list including David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon and Malala Yousafzai.
The teaser features an acoustic version of the theme tune of Friends. We can see the cast walking in a distance with their back towards the camera. The short teaser reveals the release date of the Friends reunion special titled Friends: The Reunion.
Watch the teaser announcement here:
The episode is an unscripted reunion special. It is directed by Ben Winston and executive produced by Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman, and David Crane. It was filmed at the original soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. studio lot in Burbank. David Schwimmer had earlier confirmed that the cast will be appearing as themselves, and not in character.
Friends originally aired for 10 seasons from 1994 to 2004 and gathered a cult fan following, with new generations picking up the series.