The progress of the coronavirus and its rapid spread are doing that every day more filming of series and movies postponement until this health crisis is finished. Series as ‘The Flash’ or ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and films such as the seventh installment of ‘Mission Impossible’ or the third ‘fantastic beasts’. The last series that also is put in quarantine is ‘Friends’. The filming of the special meeting that they were preparing to be delayed a few months.
The long-awaited reunion of the cast’s main ‘Friends’, after more than 15 years since the end of the series, is going to have to wait a little more. According to reports Variety the shooting should have started next week, but now, because of the concern for the coronavirus and to maintain the security of the computer, has been delayed until may at the earliest. Although by now Warner Bros. Television HBO and Max have not been ruled on these facts, the more likely it is to be connected soon, as they are happening things.
The meeting of the ‘Friends’ was officially announced in February by unleashing the madness among the fans of this sit-com. The project has spent months getting ready and wants to meet again in Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer in the scenario of the original series. In this special chapter, the actors and actresses talk about the series in an episode without guionizar. “What’s exciting is that we will all be united for the first time (…) and really talk about the series and the great experience that was. Going to be great”said Courteney Cox.
This special chapter, provided (in principle) to coincide with the launch of HBO Max in may, will be directed by Ben Winston and co-produced by Emma Conway and James Longman. For now it seems that we will have to wait a little more for this reunion.
The filming of movies and tv shows affected
This health crisis is causing the postponement of upcoming movies such as ‘Mulan’, ‘No time to die’ or ‘Fast & Furious 9’, but has also stalled the filming of many series and some of them, like ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ or ‘Supernatural’ will not be able to finish the seasons as they planned.
We have compiled a list of all the series and movies that have been affected by the crisis of the coronavirus and that will have to wait for this situation to improve to continue with its production.