There’s not even a date for the special Friends episode for HBO Max anymore. Can we forget the idea of ​​seeing it a day?

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Friends fans have been dreaming of this “new episode” of Friends for months now, which will above all be an opportunity to bring the cast together to remember the good times. The concept, intended to mark the 25 years of the series, had been confirmed at the beginning of the year, before being canceled, being unable to do the filming due to the coronavirus pandemic. It must be said that the objective is to do so in the presence of the public, a situation at least incompatible with the health situation. But, while HBO Max still suffers from a far too light catalog, this episode was thought to draw audiences. It is therefore awaited with great impatience. But at the moment, there is simply no more date announced …

In the beginning, it was at the end of March that the shooting was to take place. Then, in May, on the occasion of the official launch of the new streaming platform in the United States. But while filming does not resume very rarely, and even less in the United States where the situation linked to the epidemic is still very complicated, the future seems to be dim. The date of August, a time mentioned, would no longer be relevant either.

TVLine, which has looked into the subject, does not display brilliant optimism. Indeed, the shooting would now be postponed to the fall … at best. Everything will depend on the sanitary conditions at that time. We imagine that Warner does not want to take any risk, as coronavirus contamination of a member of the cast or the public would be the worst effect. What therefore potentially postpone the online reunion of David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, and Lisa Kudrow in early 2021…