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Lisa Kudrow says she ‘can’t wait’ for the ‘Friends’ reunion: ‘It’ll be really fun’

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Lisa Kudrow is happy to see her pals.

The 56-year-old actress is ready to look alongside Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Matt Le Blanc and Matthew Perry in an upcoming “Friends” reunion particular on HBO Max.

The particular was delayed attributable to the unfold of coronavirus, however Kudrow has assured followers that the particular will be price the wait.

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“I can’t wait for it to happen,” she advised Entertainment Tonight. “The six of us haven’t been in a room together in front of people in 25 years and only once a few years ago, privately for dinner…”

Left to right: David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani -- (Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images)

She added: “I can only imagine. It’s gonna be fun. I mean, it’ll be really fun.”

Whereas the present was massively well-liked in its heyday, it wasn’t till the present started streaming online that Kudrow and her castmates started to contemplate reuniting.

“To be honest, I think when it moved to Netflix and it did so well on Netflix,” stated the actress. “…That’s why [‘Friends’ creators] [Marta Kauffman] and David [Crane] are so great.. They knew what they were doing.”

HBO Max will be the new dwelling for “Friends,” and launches on Wednesday.

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The reunion was initially anticipated to debut with the service, however manufacturing was pushed again as COVID-19 unfold.

Talking to Variety at the NAB Present Govt Management Summit, WarnerMedia Leisure and Direct-to-Client chairman Bob Greenblatt defined that the present purpose is to finish the reunion at the finish of the summer time. He defined that the hope is to experience out the pandemic in order that the reunion can occur safely with a reside viewers slightly than forcing it to go digital, like so many different leisure initiatives have.

Lisa Kudrow is among the 'Friends' cast members returning fo the reunion special on HBO Max.

“At first we thought, shows will be delayed for a month or two at the most, and now it seems like it’s going to be far longer than that,” Greenblatt defined Monday. “We’re holding out for being able to get this special done hopefully by the end of the summer, if the stars align and hopefully we can get back into production. We do think there’s a value to having a big, raucous live audience to experience these six great friends coming back together and we didn’t want to just suddenly do it on a web call with, you know, six squares and people shooting from their kitchens and bedrooms.”

Nevertheless, he famous that if the present stay-at-home directive continues indefinitely, they are going to discover a digital possibility for the reunion.

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“But at the moment, we’re trying to look to the future and get this thing done in a more conventional way, and I think it’s worth waiting for,” he stated. “We would have loved to have had it on [HBO Max on] Day One, but at the same time, if we can get it launched in the fall, I think it’ll be something that we can have the audience really looking forward to as well.”

Fox Information’ Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.

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