The ‘Friends’ Cast Is Reportedly Being Offered a Lot of Money for HBO Max Reunion

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Fans can’t get sufficient of Friends and that’s why streaming providers like Netflix paid a lot cash for it. Now it’s transferring to a brand new streaming service known as HBO Max and there may be reportedly going to be a particular involving the forged. Find out how a lot cash they have been reportedly provided to do it and extra.

The forged of ‘Friends’ made $1 million per episode

Danny DeVito as Roy the Stripper, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller-Bing, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green on 'Friends'
Danny DeVito as Roy the Stripper, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller-Bing, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green on ‘Friends’ | NBCU Photo Bank

David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, and Matt LeBlanc got here collectively within the present’s third season to barter their salaries. That led to them finally making $1 million per episode by seasons 9 and ten, based on Business Insider.

They additionally negotiated to obtain a proportion from syndication. This means the forged members have continued to make cash off the episodes years later. USA Today stories they made as a lot as $20 million yearly from it.

HBO Max is reportedly engaged on a particular reuniting the forged of ‘Friends’

Co-Creator Marta Kauffman talked about the potential for a reunion. “If it was the right thing, if it were the six of them together reflecting, talking about their experiences, and the episodes, then I’m totally behind it,” she stated. The co-creator stated she is towards doing something scripted.

Fans have been wanting a reunion or revival of Friends for a while. It appears like they might get one quickly. The Hollywood Reporter reported an “unscripted reunion special” involving all six actors and Kauffman was within the works at HBO Max.

Robert Greenblatt, chairman of WarnerMedia Entertainment talked about this challenge. “I got [the cast] to do the James Burrows tribute special when I was at NBC. And all I will say is, ‘We’re talking about it.’ We’ve been drilling down on what it could be and trying to see if everybody’s really on board and interested. And if so, can we make the right deals for everybody. We’re starting it as a special,” he stated. Greenblatt added, “It’s possible there could be something ongoing, but it would be in steps. We’re far from that.”

The authentic present is now not on Netflix. However, it is going to be obtainable to stream on HBO Max beginning May 2020.

Fans have definitely observed that the forged members have spent extra time collectively lately. They have been posting photos collectively on Instagram. Schwimmer additionally lately talked about being towards reviving the present.

They are reportedly being provided round $Four million to do it

The forged famously made some huge cash as soon as Friends was on the peak of its fame. It appears like they might take dwelling large paychecks once more.

Deadline stories the celebs have reached an settlement with sequence’ producer Warner Bros. They reportedly have been provided one thing between $three million to $Four million for showing within the particular. A complete of $20 million is reportedly being spent on expertise for the particular.

It’s in all probability not stunning the forged members are reportedly being provided a lot given their wage historical past. There has but to be any affirmation in regards to the particular, however Perry did tease followers by tweeting on Feb. 4, “Big news coming…”

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