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Here's How Much the Cast of 'Friends' Could Make for Reunion Special!

The cast of Friends might be raking in some serious cash.

The six stars of the beloved series – Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry – are reportedly in talks for an hour-long reunion special to air on HBO Max, where Friends will stream after leaving Netflix at the end of 2019.

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Now, different outlets are reporting different amounts that the cast might earn for doing the special.

Deadline reported that the offer could be in the range of $3-4 million, while Wall Street Journal puts it closer to the $2.5 million mark.

UPDATE: When the special was confirmed on February 21, THR reported that the cast negotiated together and will earn between $2.5 million and $3 million each for the special.

'Friends' Reunion Special Moving Forward, Cast Expected to Return!

After being put on hold, it looks like the Friends reunion special is going forward after all!

The hour-long special will help launch the upcoming streaming service HBO Max, which will house the Friends library.

Deadline reports that the unscripted reunion special has neared a deal and that the cast members – David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, and Matt LeBlanc – are all expected to return.

The outlet also reports that each of the six stars will net be paid around $3-4 million, which equates to what Netflix commonly pays top comedians to headline hour-long specials.

ICYMI, the last member of the Friends stars just joined Instagram – see who it was here!

Matthew Perry Joins Instagram, 'Friends' Co-Stars React

Matthew Perry is the last member of the Friends stars to join Instagram!

The 50-year-old actor’s new handle is @mattyperry4, as his co-star Lisa Kudrow helped announce on her Instagram.

“Finally!!! Yay!!” she captioned a throwback photo of the herself and Matthew. “Can’t believe my eyes MY EYES … Welcome to Instagram @mattyperry4 #friendsforlife.”

Matthew hasn’t posted anything yet, but he already has 1.2 million followers as of this post, and he is only following 21 accounts, including all of his Friends co-stars.

“What is this, my Instagram account?” Chandler – er, Matthew Perry‘s – bio reads.

Check out some of his Friends co-stars’ reactions in our gallery!

The Friends reunion special has been put on hold for now – find out why.

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David Schwimmer Responds to Allegations Over Friends' Lack of Diversity, Sexist Jokes & More

David Schwimmer is responding to allegations that Friends has instances of sexism, transphobia, fat shaming, and more in episodes that aired from 1994-2004.

Examples fans have brought up in the past include constant jokes about Monica’s (Courteney Cox) weight and Ross asking the male nanny if he is gay.

“I don’t care. The truth is also that show was groundbreaking in its time for the way in which it handled so casually sex, protected sex, gay marriage and relationships. The pilot of the show was my character’s wife left him for a woman and there was a gay wedding, of my ex and her wife, that I attended,” David told The Guardian. David played Ross on the show.

He continued, “I feel that a lot of the problem today in so many areas is that so little is taken in context. You have to look at it from the point of view of what the show was trying to do at the time. I’m the first person to say that maybe something was inappropriate or insensitive, but I feel like my barometer was pretty good at that time. I was already really attuned to social issues and issues of equality.”

“Maybe there should be an all-black Friends or an all-Asian Friends,” he continued. “But I was well aware of the lack of diversity and I campaigned for years to have Ross date women of colour. One of the first girlfriends I had on the show was an Asian American woman, and later I dated African American women. That was a very conscious push on my part.”

“It’s interesting also how the show handled the Judaism of the characters,” David added. “I don’t think that was earth-shattering or groundbreaking at all, but I for one was glad that we had at least one episode where it wasn’t just about Christmas. It was also Hanukkah and, even though I played the Hanukkah armadillo, I was glad that we at least acknowledged the differences in religious observation.”

David also added, “I’m very aware of my own privilege as a heterosexual white male whose parents were able to pay for a private education for me. I’ve always felt a sense of responsibility to give back and to call things out if I see an abuse of power.”

Those hoping for a Friends reunion special might be upset by this news.

Jennifer Aniston Scares 'Friends' Fans at Central Perk Set - Watch!

Jennifer Aniston is giving Friends fans a huge surprise!

While hosting Ellen, the 50-year-old actress shared a clip of herself paying a visit to the Central Perk set, which is part of the Warner Bros. lot tour.

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In the clip, Jen hides behind the iconic couch and totally freaks out fans thinking they’re just posing for a photo.

One fan asked if Jen was wearing a mask before asking, “So you really filmed here?” to which Jen responded, “I live here.”

READ MORE: Jennifer Aniston Reveals Dark ‘Secrets’ About BFF Ellen DeGeneres While Guest Hosting Her Show – Watch!

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'Friends' Reunion Special Put On Hold For Now - Find Out Why!

Fans are in no doubt excited for any possible Friends reunion, especially the one that was discussed at HBO Max.

However, WarnerMedia told press today (January 15) during the 2020 Winter TCA Tour that the special has been put on hold for now.

“There is interest all around and yet we can’t get the interests all alighted to push the button on it,” HBO Max’s Chief Creative Officer Kevin Reilly shared about the special. “Today it’s just maybe.”

Deadline reports that “negotiations had recently come to a standstill in an impasse over money”.

Friends, in its’ entirety, will be streaming on HBO Max when the streaming service launches.

READ MORE: 20 Celebs You Didn’t Realize Guest-Starred on ‘Friends’!

Courteney Cox Uses 'Which Friends Character Are You?' Instagram Filter (Video)

Courteney Cox is feeling like herself again – her Friends self, anyway!

The actress posted a funny video of herself using an Instagram “Which Friends character are you?” filter on Tuesday (January 14).

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It amusingly took her several tries, but she finally landed on her own character from the hit series.

“Finally got Monica…thought I was gonna be Ugly Naked Guy for sure! #identitycrisis,” she captioned the post.

READ MORE: Jennifer Aniston Shares a ‘Friends’ Selfie With Courteney Cox & Lisa Kudrow!

Watch Courteney Cox use the Instagram filter inside…