Actor David Schwimmer who played the role of Ross Gellar in the famous TV sitcom Friends has revealed that the much-awaited Friends Reunion will be aired in August.
Earlier, the reunion episode was to release on May 27 but it was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Schwimmer while speaking with an international media organization, hinted that the reunion might happen in August.
“I can tell you that we are hoping to shoot (the reunion) in August, in mid-August, but honestly, we will do it when it’s safe.”
The Friends actor also revealed that they did not risk anyone’s health while shooting the series, as live audience element made everything complicated,
“Obviously not going to risk anyone’s health by doing this.”
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer were initially going to film at the Friends’ soundstage, Stage 24 of the Warner Bros, on March 23-24 for the Friends reunion special. Lot studio in Burbank, California.
The ongoing pandemic has delayed release of many movies and postponed the shooting for different entertainment projects throughout the world.
HBO Max shared in a statement that,
“We want to share some background information about the production dates for the upcoming unscripted Friends reunion special for HBO Max. As was previously reported, production is delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that the special will not be available on the streamer on Day 1 of launch. But it is coming!”