It only took a year. Right before the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down in the entertainment world, the Friends Reunion was about to film. Check out the trailer above for the first look at Friends since the show ended so long ago. Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer return to the iconic soundstage where the show was filmed. Director Ben Winston handles the unscripted special celebration of the classic show.
Special Events For The Friends Reunion
To further celebrate the show, HBO Max is launching the following activations:
- “Friends Reunite for Friends” Screening Events: On Wednesday, May 26th, HBO Max will invite select guests and super-fans for an exclusive screening to experience the reunion special with their friends IRL. The experience will include tailored pre-show entertainment and outdoor screenings before its HBO Max debut in two iconic locations: The Greens at Pier 17 in New York City, NY and at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
- Scener Watch-Along Partnership: Fans can reunite with their friends virtually to enjoy the reunion special together with Scener. Starting premiere day, fans will be able to see their favorite cast reunite on their own custom virtual couches with video and chat capabilities on scener.com. Fans can share watch party experiences using the #CentralPerkWatchParties hashtag.
- Digital & Social Red Carpet: To further celebrate the long-awaited reunion special, HBO Max is hosting a live-streamed digital and social red carpet on Wednesday, May 26th from 7:30pm to 8:30pm PST. This event will feature exclusive programming, guest-star appearances and live segments from the ‘Friends Reunite for Friends’ screening events in New York and Los Angeles leading up to the reunion special.
- To celebrate the must-stream event of the summer, HBO Max will launch the “For Fans Of Friends” spotlight page on May 27, offering customized “Friends”-themed content to invite viewers to immerse themselves in curations centered around everyone’s favorite group of six. The page will include a myriad of themed episodic collections from fan favorites, guest stars, iconic moments and fashion to custom talent-driven curations. Collections include “Best of Rachel,” “The Ones With Celebrity Guest” and the most-watched episodes.
So, what do you think of the Reunion special?
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