Kevin Riley, HBO broadcast service official, announced that the famous American comedy series "Friends" will return again through a new episode that will bring together the heroes after the absence of more than 15 years.
Riley also announced in his interview with "The New York Times" that the episodes of the series - which exceeded two hundred episodes - will be available through the online viewing service (HP or Max) beginning of next May, and it is expected that the special episode that brings together the heroes will be broadcast once Others at the same time.
The announcement of this awaited comeback not only came from the officials of the company "HPO", which owns the rights to broadcast the series, but also came from the series's protagonists, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Matt Lee Blanc, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry and Courteney Cox, who all posted a picture of the series on their accounts The official website on Instagram, adding, "It really happens."
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This announcement of the special return of the heroes of "Friends" coincides with the celebrations of the fans of the series and its makers 25 years since its inception, which celebrated the roaming of the famous Friends sofa around the world, and also witnessed the launch of the Instagram accounts of Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry.
Million for each episode
It is noteworthy that the heroes of the work will receive a fee ranging between 2.5 and 3 million US dollars each for this special return, according to the American "Hollywood Reporter" magazine, to add this historical fee to the legacy of the famous series, where the business stars negotiate from Before with the series' NBC, which produced the series, each one would eventually receive one million dollars per episode.