The highly anticipated Friends reunion has left its stars, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, and Lisa Kudrow, reflecting on their emotional return to the set. As they came together once again to film the reunion special after 17 years, the actors were overwhelmed with feelings of nostalgia and joy.
The trio, who played Rachel Green, Monica Geller, and Phoebe Buffay respectively, recently spoke about their experience of reuniting on the iconic coffee shop set of Central Perk. Aniston recalled the mix of emotions she felt upon stepping back into the set, describing it as both "weird" and "fantastic." Cox echoed Aniston's sentiment, describing the reunion as "emotional" and stating that it was reminiscent of being back home.
The actresses conveyed their gratitude for being able to relive their Friends days, with Kudrow expressing her amazement at how easily they slipped back into their old chemistry as a cast. She described the experience as a "dream" and explained that it felt as if they had never left the set. According to Kudrow, being surrounded by familiar props and costumes contributed to the overwhelming sense of familiarity and sentimentality.
Additionally, the cast members spoke about the impact the show had on their lives and the unique bond they formed with each other. Aniston highlighted the lasting bonds they developed, emphasizing their solid friendship and the support they always provided one another during their time on Friends. Cox added that the experience of working on the show shaped who they are as individuals and would always be a part of them.
The reunion served as an opportunity for the stars to reminisce about their favorite episodes, wardrobe choices, and behind-the-scenes moments. Aniston, Cox, and Kudrow expressed their excitement at sharing these anecdotes and reflections with fans, as well as the joy they experienced in being able to celebrate the show's enduring legacy.
Fans have eagerly awaited the Friends reunion, which was delayed multiple times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The reunion special, titled "The One Where They Get Back Together," will see the entire cast reunite on screen, including Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, and Matt LeBlanc. Alongside the cast, the special will feature various celebrity guests.
The Friends reunion special is set to premiere on May 27th on the streaming platform HBO Max. The emotional return of the cast to the beloved set promises to be a nostalgic journey for both the actors and the fans, as they come together to celebrate the show's enduring popularity and the special bond formed between the cast members.