Lisa Kudrow shares update about 'Friends' reunion

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Lisa Kudrow has teased some details of the eagerly anticipated Friends reunion, confirming it is still going ahead and that she has already “shot a little something”.

It was confirmed last year that all six original cast members were coming back for an unscripted special, news that had fans of the long-running sitcom celebrating.

It was expected to arrive on on-demand service HBO Max in May but ended up being delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kudrow has now assured fans that it is coming but did share something that people might have mixed feelings about – the stars will not be portraying their much-loved characters.

FRIENDS -- Season 6 -- Pictured: (l-r) David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani -- (Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images)
The Friends cast (NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

Speaking on the Literally! With Rob Lowe podcast, she said: "I pre-shot something for it already so we are definitely doing it because I already shot a little something.”

"It's not, like, a scripted thing,” said the actor, who starred as Phoebe Buffay.

“We're not portraying our characters.

“It's us getting together, which just doesn't happen a lot and has never happened in front of other people since 2004 when we stopped.”

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA - MAY 13: Actress Lisa Kudrow arrives at the Los Angeles Special Screening Of Annapurna Pictures' 'Booksmart' held at the Ace Hotel on May 13, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Xavier Collin/Image Press Agency/Sipa USA)
Lisa Kudrow at a screening in 2019 (Xavier Collin/Image Press Agency/Sipa USA)

Friends, which also starred Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer, ran for 10 series before wrapping up in 2004.

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Speculation about a possible reunion had been swirling for years and it was finally confirmed in February 2020.

The cast members announced the news with identical pictures on Instagram, writing: “It’s happening…”

The reunion is expected to air in the spring.