‘Mates’ solid opens up about ’emotional’ reunion for HBO Max particular: ‘We simply began crying’

'Friends' cast opens up about 'emotional' reunion for HBO Max special: 'We just started crying'

2021-05-25 18:43:17

There was laughter and plenty of tears when the “Mates” solid returned to set for the anticipated reunion particular coming to HBO Max.

Simply days forward of the particular’s Could 27 launch, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry joined “Good Morning America” host Amy Robach on Tuesday for an interview about the way it felt to hitch forces on display screen for the primary time because the iconic sitcom resulted in 2004.

And it seems there have been few dry eyes within the room when the six buddies first stepped onto the set.

Courteney Cox, 56, mentioned the solid was shocked to seek out all the pieces on set as a replacement minus a pair memorable props.

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“I do not assume that any of us had any thought how emotional we might be after we walked onto the set to see it precisely the best way it was. Actually in addition to the cookie jar that Lisa took dwelling and the neon espresso factor that Jen took. Apart from that, it was precisely the identical. It was so emotional that we simply began crying,” Cox, who performed Monica Geller, mentioned.

‘Mates: The Reunion’ will debut on HBO Max on Could 27.
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“I knew it was going to be a extremely emotional expertise and it has been,” Perry, also referred to as Chandler Bing, added.

“Reality is, I did not cry strolling out onto the set,” Kudrow, who performed Phoebe Buffay, confessed. “And now I am unable to cease.”

“Floodgates open,” Aniston chimed in.

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As for what followers can anticipate to see within the streamer particular, David Schwimmer, identified for his function as Ross Geller, mentioned there might be “some actually enjoyable, entertaining surprises.”

After all, the solid additionally revealed a few of their favourite episodes from the sitcom in its heyday. Perry dubbed Season 5’s “The One The place Everyone Finds Out” as his private favourite. The episode noticed the buddies study of Chandler (Perry) and Monica’s (Cox) relationship for the primary time.

“I did love ‘The One The place Everyone Finds Out’ as a result of I had very enjoyable issues to do,” Kudrow says, to which Aniston agreed, “Sure, proper.”

“I actually appreciated ‘The One with the Blackout,’” Schwimmer added.

“I appreciated doing [‘The One with the] Routine,'” Cox chimed in, which Kudrow agreed was “so humorous.”

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Because the HBO Max particular is simply days away from being launched on the streamer, the solid members additionally admitted they have been watching reruns of the unique. It has been a very nostalgic time for Aniston and Cox, they mentioned.

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“Court docket and I watched it the opposite day simply to make amends for some stuff,” Aniston shared. 

“We laughed and cried,” Cox continued. “Their first kiss, Ross and Rachael, that was ugh, so highly effective.”

Kudrow, who has but to binge-watch the whole sequence, mentioned she plans to “now.”

The HBO Max particular was set to be launched in 2020 however was delayed as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

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“We wished to do it a yr in the past to present again to all the followers particularly in the dead of night instances we have been all experiencing. Hopefully, a yr later, folks will nonetheless get pleasure from it,” Schwimmer concluded.

The primary full-length trailer dropped final week and noticed the gang taking part in trivia in regards to the present, whereas sitting within the set that was used as Rachel and Monica’s New York condo.

The trailer additionally gives up some enjoyable behind-the-scenes trivia for followers, together with when LeBlanc walks onto set and asks: “Does Courteney nonetheless have her traces written on the desk?”

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“We’ve actually simply slipped proper again [in],” Aniston says.

Kudrow provides: “We now have such a bond from this present.”

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