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Friends reunion appears to be taking place on the resurrected set of Monica’s apartment

Friends reunion appears to be taking place on the resurrected set of Monica’s apartment

A brand new element regarding the highly-anticipated and much-delayed Friends ‘reunion’ has been teased by the sitcom’s authentic set designer.

Greg Grande – who was liable for creating the likes of Central Perk and the New York residences in the iconic US sitcom – took to Instagram on Wednesday, seemingly confirming that the reunion present will take place on a resurrected set of Monica Geller’s house.

Sharing a snap of the iconic set, Greg captioned the snap: ‘Sssh! Somethings occurring, deja vu… coming alive as soon as once more! ❤️ #mates #monicasapt #friendsreunion’ [sic]

All back to Monica's? A new detail concerning the highly-anticipated and much-delayed Friends 'reunion' has been teased by the sitcom's original set designer

All again to Monica’s? A brand new element regarding the highly-anticipated and much-delayed Friends ‘reunion’ has been teased by the sitcom’s authentic set designer

Tease: Greg Grande took to Instagram on Wednesday, seemingly confirming that the reunion show will take place on a resurrected set of Monica Geller's home

Tease: Greg Grande took to Instagram on Wednesday, seemingly confirming that the reunion present will take place on a resurrected set of Monica Geller’s house

The reunion shouldn’t be set to be a scripted continuation of the sitcom, however a sit-down chat with the six lead solid members.

David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Matt Le Blanc and Jennifer Aniston are set to be interviewed about the comedy that propelled them to stardom in 1994 and lasted for 10 years.

Friends closing episode aired in the spring of 2004, and noticed Monica and husband Chandler Bing pack up the famously purple loft and transfer out to the suburbs with their new child twins.

In actuality, the set was taken down. It lived on sound stage 24 at the Warner Bros lot in Hollywood for a decade, however was taken over in 2005 when spin-off collection Joey was filmed there.

Back together: Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox and Matt Le Blanc are set to be interviewed about the comedy that propelled them to stardom in 1994 and lasted for 10 years

Again collectively: Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox and Matt Le Blanc are set to be interviewed about the comedy that propelled them to stardom in 1994 and lasted for 10 years

Design genius: Greg was responsible for creating the likes of Central Perk and the New York apartments in the iconic US sitcom [pictured visiting a life-size Lego Friends event]

Design genius: Greg was responsible for creating the likes of Central Perk and the New York apartments in the iconic US sitcom [pictured visiting a life-size Lego Friends event]

Design genius: Greg was liable for creating the likes of Central Perk and the New York residences in the iconic US sitcom [pictured visiting a life-size Lego Friends event]

Joey noticed Matt Le Blanc’s character Joey Tribbiani transfer to LA to proceed his appearing profession. Stage 24 was re-dressed with a brand new set – that of Joey’s sister Gina Tribbiani’s Los Angeles home.

Joey lasted solely two seasons earlier than it was cancelled due to lackluster scores, with followers bored with a present that solely centered on one of the six mates.

Central Perk’s set continues to be in tact at Warner Bros, and is an element of the studio tour.

The true espresso home soundstage – not a reproduction – can be visited when the tour is open to the public [currently shut amid the pandemic].

Deconstructed: Friends final episode aired in the spring of 2004, and saw Monica and husband Chandler Bing pack up the famously purple loft and move out to the suburbs with their newborn twins

Deconstructed: Friends closing episode aired in the spring of 2004, and noticed Monica and husband Chandler Bing pack up the famously purple loft and transfer out to the suburbs with their new child twins

Iconic syage: In reality, the set was taken down. It lived on sound stage 24 at the Warner Bros lot in Hollywood for a decade, but was taken over in 2005 when spin-off series Joey was filmed there

Iconic syage: In actuality, the set was taken down. It lived on sound stage 24 at the Warner Bros lot in Hollywood for a decade, however was taken over in 2005 when spin-off collection Joey was filmed there

New show: Joey saw Matt Le Blanc's character Joey Tribbiani move to LA to continue his acting career. Stage 24 was re-dressed with a new set - that of Joey's sister Gina Tribbiani's Los Angeles house. Joey lasted only two seasons before it was cancelled

New present: Joey noticed Matt Le Blanc’s character Joey Tribbiani transfer to LA to proceed his appearing profession. Stage 24 was re-dressed with a brand new set – that of Joey’s sister Gina Tribbiani’s Los Angeles home. Joey lasted solely two seasons earlier than it was cancelled

In 2019, Greg mirrored on the design of Monica’s apartment in an interview with Leisure Weekly. 

‘I felt like Monica’s apartment was fairly iconic. Monica’s was positively the standout,’ he stated. ‘[The Warner Bros] prop home had some distinctive previous items of furnishings that had been round ceaselessly and ever and ever that had been sort of tucked away and hidden in the basement and the third ground. Items that nobody actually would ever have used until you reinvented them.’

Greg defined in the interview that some of the objects – together with the French circus poster hanging behind Monica’s tv – had been last-minute additions that he did not suppose twice about. 

‘It is humorous that the means it occurred was so pure and sort of not thought-out an excessive amount of and now it is an iconic poster.

Coffee? Central Perk's set is still in tact at Warner Bros, and is part of the studio tour. The real coffee house soundstage - not a replica - can be visited when the tour is open to the public [currently shut amid the pandemic]

Espresso? Central Perk’s set continues to be in tact at Warner Bros, and is an element of the studio tour. The true espresso home soundstage – not a reproduction – can be visited when the tour is open to the public [currently shut amid the pandemic]

All in the details: In 2019, Greg reflected on the design of Monica's apartment in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. 'I felt like Monica's apartment was pretty iconic. Monica's was definitely the standout,' he said

All in the particulars: In 2019, Greg mirrored on the design of Monica’s apartment in an interview with Leisure Weekly. ‘I felt like Monica’s apartment was fairly iconic. Monica’s was positively the standout,’ he stated

‘It’s actually loopy and it is superior to suppose that I put such a fingerprint on that present — and it is actually unhappy that I can not get any piece of the motion! Any individual owes me, for God’s sakes! It is humorous as a result of I did pitch them an entire furnishings line after the present however they did not need it.’

Greg appeared in the finale of Friends as one of the removing males, wheeling Chandler’s canine statue out of the apartment.

‘That rings true, that I am shifting the final piece of furnishings out of the apartment. I acquired just a little sentimental,’ he stated.

David Schwimmer was the final solid member to replace followers on the development of the reunion present.

David – who performed Ross Geller – stated in early March that he’ll be part of his former co-stars to tape the reunion ‘in just a little over a month’ throughout a chat on SiriusXM’s Andy Cohen Reside. 

Six-some: The reunion is not set to be a scripted continuation of the sitcom, but a sit-down chat with the six lead cast members

Six-some: The reunion shouldn’t be set to be a scripted continuation of the sitcom, however a sit-down chat with the six lead solid members

The one with the reunion: David Schwimmer revealed that he will join his former co-stars to finally tape the Friends reunion 'in a little over a month' during a chat on SiriusXM’s Andy Cohen Live in early March

The one with the reunion: David Schwimmer revealed that he’ll be part of his former co-stars to lastly tape the Friends reunion ‘in just a little over a month’ throughout a chat on SiriusXM’s Andy Cohen Reside in early March

‘Have you ever guys shot wherever?’ Cohen requested of the upcoming Friends reunion at HBO Max.

‘Truly, in just a little over a month I’m heading out to LA,’ the actor responded. ‘So, lastly, I imply, we discovered a means to movie it safely and there is going to be a portion of it that we filmed outdoors as a result of of, you recognize, for security protocols.’

Andy then inquired about rumors that the extremely anticipated occasion was going to be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres – who was embroiled in a poisonous office scandal in 2020. 

‘Is Ellen internet hosting that?’ Cohen requested, to which Schwimmer replied with a fast ‘no.’

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Postponed: Initially, the reunion was supposed to debut Could 2020 as half of HBO Max’s launch however after the COVID-19 pandemic arrived, manufacturing plans had been scuppered

‘She’s not,’ Andy stated, pushing the star to give extra particulars. ‘Have you learnt, are you able to say who’s?’

‘You recognize what, I do not know if I can truly,’ the star stated. ‘Yeah. Ought to’ve discovered that out. Um, all proper. It’s not Ellen, it is not Billy Crystal. I might inform you who it is not.’ 

Deflecting, David requested: ‘Andy is it you?’

‘Oh my God. I want it was,’ the broadcaster responded.

'Is Ellen hosting that?' Cohen asked, to which Schwimmer replied with a quick 'no.'

'It’s not Ellen, it's not Billy Crystal. I could tell you who it's not,' Schwimmer said.

‘Is Ellen internet hosting that?’ Cohen requested, to which Schwimmer replied with a fast ‘no’

The particular occasion has been in the works for fairly a while now.  It first acquired the greenlight in February 2020 with a movie date of March 2020.

Initially, the reunion was supposed to debut Could 2020 as half of HBO Max’s launch however after the COVID-19 pandemic arrived, manufacturing plans had been scuppered.

HBO Max introduced in April of final yr that the present wouldn’t be filmed in time to debut by the streaming service’s launch and the sit-down was pushed again to August 2020.

As the pandemic raged, that date was additionally deserted and the core solid set their sights on filming in the spring of 2021.

Matthew Perry tweeted in November that the taping was formally rescheduled for March however even that date was delayed in accordance to the newest from Schwimmer.

‘Friends reunion being rescheduled for the starting of March. Appears like we have now a busy yr developing. And that is the means I prefer it,’ Perry wrote at the time.  

Gang's all here: The team at HBO Max as well as the beloved stars of Friends all want the show reunion to be in person

Gang’s all right here: The workforce at HBO Max in addition to the beloved stars of Friends all need the present reunion to be in particular person

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