It's been years since Friends ended its run, and television audiences still can't get enough of the former NBC comedy. The show has gotten massive streaming deals in the new era, and the amount of cash thrown around has some thinking the former cast could get together for a reunion. Jennifer Aniston has officially quashed the idea of a reboot, but has confirmed something is happening.
As far as what's happening, that's all very vague. Jennifer Aniston went on Ellen and fielded a question from visiting musician Charlie Puth. Puth initially asked if there was going to be a reunion, and Aniston gave about as clear an answer as any former Friends cast member has given in some time.
According to Jennifer Aniston, a reboot of Friends is not on the table. Aniston said nothing about a revival though (which is what most people would actually want) though her tone and follow up would imply that isn't currently being discussed either. It sounds like something is in the works involving a few or several members of the Friends cast, though Aniston and others don't know exactly what it will be yet.
The real question isn't what's being worked on, but where it could land. Anything that creates an official or probably unofficial Friends reunion is going to be highly pursued by networks and streamers alike. NBC's Peacock would be like a homecoming for the cast, but it's not like loyalty really means anything in this age of streaming. Hell, Netflix just aired a Breaking Bad movie, so this project (if it actually happens) could really end up anywhere.
It's even possible the reunion could happen on a currently existing show. Jennifer Aniston is one of the stars of Apple TV+'s The Morning Show, and former costars like Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, and Courtney Cox could appear on a potential future episode of that. Sadly, Matt LeBlanc isn't a part of the Top Gear team anymore, so we can rule out any ideas like that for that show. That's a shame, as I'd love to know which of the cast could get the fastest track time.
For now, the world will have to wait and see what Jennifer Aniston is referring to. The good news is that there's no shortage of television to dive into in the meantime, so be sure to stick with CinemaBlend for all the updates on that front and for a look at what's happening in the world of streaming and movies as well.
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