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Lisa Kudrow Is Down For A Friends Reboot On One Condition

Lisa Kudrow Is Down For A Friends Reboot On One Condition

Lisa Kudrow has said she's down for a Friends reboot — on the condition.

Lisa Kudrow has said she'd be down for a reboot of beloved 90s sitcom Friends but only on one condition... that she not be in it. Instead she'd rather the show had a new cast.

Kudrow, who played Phoebe Buffay on the show, was asked about a possible reboot when on the red carpet for the Better Than Nate premiere.

Initially she shot down the possibility saying: "I don’t think there’s gonna be a Friends reboot.

"I mean, not with any of us in it, but a reboot, you mean like, they hire other actors?" she continued.

Kudrow recently appeared in the Friends reunion alongside the other main cast members.

Once the interviewer clarified the reboot could be with a completely different cast, Kudrow reconsidered her answer.

"I would love to see what the now version of that would be," she said with a smile.

One of Kudrow's co-stars Courtney Cox has also been asked recently about a possible reboot saying that she could imagine actor Timothée Chalamet in the role of Joey Tribbiani.

While Matthew Perry talking about a possible reboot to Vanity Fair saying: "I have this recurring nightmare - I'm not kidding about this. When I'm asleep, I have this nightmare that we do Friends again and nobody cares."

She continued: "We do a whole series, we come back, and nobody cares about it. So if anybody asks me, I'm gonna say no. The thing is: we ended on such a high. We can't beat it. Why would we go and do it again?"

Friends has remained popular in the years since it finished airing.

While fans appear to be somewhat split on the possibility of a reboot, one person who is certainly against it is the show's co-creator Marta Kauffman.

At Tribeca TV Festival in 2019 Kauffman strongly shut down the idea: "We did the show we wanted to do. We got it right, and we put a bow on it. If you visited those characters now, it just would not be the same DNA and chances are, it wouldn’t be as good."

Well there might be a reboot eventually although it seems unlikely that one will happen anytime soon, even if reboots are becoming ever more popular!

Featured Image Credit: Alamy

Topics: TV And Film, Friends