HBO wants to shoot a special episode of Friends – GoGetNews News


The streaming service HBO Max is in talks with screenwriters of the Friends series and the main actors about the filming of a special episode. It is reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

According to sources, the deal is far from complete, and if everything goes well, then all six main actors will participate in it – Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt Leblanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimer, as well as screenwriters David Crane and Martha Kaufman.

HBO Max and WBTV producers declined to comment.

At this moment, the Friends series is being broadcast on Netflix, but he will soon leave this service and under the contract will switch to HBO Max, which they plan to launch in 2020.

Sources of the publication also reported that WarnerMedia paid $ 85 million a year for five years to return the streaming rights to Friends for its own platform.

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For its part, Netflix paid between $ 80 million and $ 100 million to keep the series on its platform in 2019.

Recall that in August of this year, the creators of the television series "Game of Thrones" left NVO and entered into a multi-year contract with Netflix for $ 200 million.

It is noted that the creators of the series David Benioff and Daniel Brett Wise still discussed cooperation with Disney and Amazon, but after lengthy negotiations they decided to join Netflix.

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