‘Friends’ reunion special still a maybe at HBO despite ‘interest all around’

It appears that the highly anticipated reunion special featuring the cast and creators of the hit sitcom, announced in November, is still up in the air.

HBO Max, where the special is scheduled to air, held a presentation on Wednesday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, where chief content officer Kevin Reilly said that he’s still waiting on a green light.

“There’s interest all the way around, and yet we can’t seem to quite get that interest all aligned to push the button on it, so today, unfortunately, it’s still a maybe,” said Reilly said when asked about the unscripted special.

When the special was announced, it was reported that Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry and Matt LeBlanc would all participate, as well as the show’s original creators, David Crane and Marta Kauffman.

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