Yes, 12 years after NBC’s hit sitcom Friends aired it’s final episode, Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross will finally be coming together for a reunion for the first time on the network since their show ended in 2004.
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will be part of a star-studded tribute to TV comedy director James Burrows, NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt told journalists at the Television Critics Association.
So finally they meet up after so many years
Schwimmer was sad that his friend Matthew Perry couldn’t join theFriends special. ”I wish I could say it was going to be a reunion. Anyway, (It’s a) 5/6 reunion,” Schwimmer told E Online while promoting his upcoming FX series American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson.
He added: “Sure I’m sad, but I’m happy for him, he’s doing a play in London and it’s thrilling. I did one there and it was fantastic.”
The actor also said the moments will still be special despite Perry’s absence. ”It’s going to be a good time. We’re all going to be there honouring someone we love very much… Jimmy Burrows, the great director,” he said.
The James Burrows special is scheduled to air on February 21 on NBC.
Upon hearing the news, fans couldn’t help but tweet their excitement:
This is one reunion we cannot wait for.