Jennifer Aniston Nixes ‘Friends’ Movie Idea, But Is A TV Reunion Possible?
First Published: February 23, 2012 11:59 AM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- It’s been eight years since the last cup of coffee was sipped by Rachel, Ross, Phoebe, Monica, Chandler and Joey at Central Perk on “Friends” – and if Jennifer Aniston has anything to say about it, it will stay that way – unless her five former co-stars agree to a reunion on TV.
The star was asked about a possible reunion for the characters – a TV special or big screen version of the popular series has been talked about since the sitcom ended in 2004 – something Jen doesn’t see happening.
“No, there will be none,” the actress told MTV News. “I don’t think so. … Wouldn’t that be weird?”
Adding, “I would be like, ‘Oh god, why did they do that?’”
Jen spoke out further on the “Friends” reunion idea to The Hollywood Reporter, saying a big screen version wouldn’t work.
”‘Friends’ is in your living room; ‘Friends’ is not in a movie theater. It doesn’t make sense to me. I think it would be going against its authentic self,” she told THR.
She was open to the possibility of a TV endeavor though.
“It would probably take those five actors and be somewhere where we left off,” she said of her former co-stars. “I loved what I did for 10 years; it was pure joy and nothing but fun, and it’d be hard to top it. The way we sort of felt the excitement of what ‘Friends’ was when it started, it would have to be something where you felt a similar charge. But I’ll never ever say never.
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Earlier on Wednesday, the 43-year-old “Wanderlust” star was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where Access Hollywood correspondent Tim Vincent caught up with the actress, who was joined by dad John Aniston, Adam Sandler, Kathryn Hahn and Malin Ackerman.
“It’s a real big honor,” Jen said of her star, explaining that as a Los Angeles native she has always been enamored with the Hollywood landmark. “Never did I put it mind my mind that that would be me!”
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