Face-Punching As Foreign Policy
The highly anticipated film production of TV series Friends has finally been given the go-ahead, MailOnline has learned.
Cast members Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow and David Schwimmer will reprise their roles for a big-screen adaptation 'within the next 18 months', according to insiders.
The actors have been inspired by the recent success of Sex And The City, which recently hit cinemas worldwide.
As we revealed in this week’s heat, plans for a Friends movie are gathering speed – and it’s now emerged that Jennifer Aniston has finally been persuaded that it is a good idea, meaning that production could start within 18 months. It’s thought that the huge success of the Sex And The City movie has inspired Jen to sign up – so now they just need to make it official. “Timing and the script are really important, but now that Courteney and Jen both have production companies, they can potentially get very involved in those decisions,” says a Hollywood source. “As the biggest star of the Friends franchise, Jennifer can't help but look at what's happened with Sarah Jessica Parker and the Sex And The City film and be a little jealous. What's held back a Friends movie so far is that people were worried that Jennifer had simply become too famous to play Rachel again. But the truth is that Jennifer is finally willing to do it, and she'd love to work with that whole team of actors and producers again. She says she and Courteney have already talked this summer about what they want out of a Friends movie, and if deals can be made with them, everything else can fall into place rather quickly. In that sense, it's Sex And The City all over again. There's no movie unless you can reunite the whole cast and keep them all happy financially.”
Now I know a lot of people here are probably going to see this and respond with "Oh god more friends :roll: lame" or "LOLZ I bet it sucks" But I think most fans of friends will be pretty excited as IMO Friends was awesome. Sure series 5-10 wasn't as good as 1-4 but it was still funny and movie as the possibility of been great fun.