Mumbai: The much-awaited “Friends: The Reunion”, which is set to drop on Thursday, May 27, in the US, has been confirmed for streaming in India, too. The one-hour special episode debuts on HBO Max in the US, marking the one-year anniversary of the platform. In India, the special will drop on Zee5.
“Friends”, starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer, returns to the iconic comedy’s original Stage 24 on the Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank for a real-life unscripted celebration of the show.
“Friends: The Reunion” will feature special guest appearances including David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliott Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon and Malala Yousafzai.
Ben Winston has directed the special and executive produced along with Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman, and David Crane.
“We are extremely excited to bring ‘Friends: The Reunion’ exclusively on Zee5 for the Indian market. ‘Friends’ is amongst the world’s most-watched and loved sitcoms and it is a great opportunity for us to present their reunion, something that the world has been talking about, on Zee5 for ‘Friends’ fans in India,” said Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, Zee5 India.