Recording remotely, as well as some series have done, it is not an option, because the original setting is a part of the imaginary of the program, which takes place in New York city
The much-anticipated special, which brings together the stars of the series “Friends” will not be ready for the launch of a new platform for the streaming of the CHANNELS as expected because of the pandemic of the new coronavirus, which has forced the discontinuation of many of the works in the world.
Fans of the series are still very popular, even among the public, who are too young to remember the original broadcast, that you just were expecting, with a lot of expectations for this program, which was due to leave in may, along with HBO’s Max. A spokesman explained to AFP that the program will be available “soon”.
The stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer were already ready to go back to the studios, Warner brothers, California, where the series was run.
The special has not yet been written for the sake of the orders of the confinement by the Covid-19, and the producers have avoided to do it remotely, or virtually, because of the significance of the original set, which were written in the ten the seasons, it was reported on the website of the magazine “Variety”.
The magazine reports that each actor will receive a$ 2.5-million for his role.
Sean Kisker, head of the strategic WarnerMedia, the owner of HBO’s Max, it confirmed this week that the launch of the streaming platform will take place in may. The service, which will cost the United States$ 14.99 a month, you’ll have all of the seasons of “Friends”, is a key point in order to compete in this hotly contested market, and with Netflix, Disney,+, Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV+.
Kevin Reilly, head of content, HBO’s Max, as I said in February, when he announced the special, which is a series about a group of six friends living in New York city has captivated generation after generation.” “That re-creates an era when all the friends, and the audience gathered in real-time, and we believe that this specific will catch this spirit, together with the fans of the original and the new,” he said.
“Friends” is one of the most-watched on Netflix until all ten seasons of the program have been filed in the past year, the WarnerMedia. Broadcast on american TV from 1994 to 2004, the series has won dozens of awards and has released its co-protagonists of the world-wide fame.