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Variety reports:

After a delayed start due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the hotly anticipated “Friends” reunion is finally set to film next week — the week of April 5 — a source tells Variety.

Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry will reunite on a Warner Bros. soundstage for the HBO Max special. HBO Max declined to comment.

The cast reunion was originally set into motion in late February of 2020, mere weeks before the coronavirus crisis halted all film and TV production. Sources close to the matter had told Variety last year that each of the six stars would receive at least $2.5 million for participating in the special.

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