Rachel and Ross to reunite on the big screen?

Movie version of Friends “definitely on” according to a former cast member

A movie version of the long-running TV series Friends will soon be a reality, according to James Michael Taylor, who played Gunther, the manager of Central Perk, on the show. Taylor told the News of the World newspaper that the movie is “definitely on” and some of the cast have already expressed interest: “I still keep in touch with a lot of the cast and they say that they are really keen,” he said. Whether the rest of the famous friends, who’ve gone on to varying degrees of success after the series ended in 2004, are indeed “keen” on the idea has not been verified. But there’s little question studio executives would be game given the success of the big-screen adaptation of Sex and the City, which raked in $400 million. Lisa Kudrow, who played ditzy Phoebe Buffay on the series, has said she might be interested in doing a movie version, though she has some reservations about the format. “It would be so fun to be with all those people again,” Kudrow says. “But our show was not like Sex and the City—ours was multi-camera, in front of a live audience. It’s a completely different feel. You’d have to bring the tone down, and I don’t know how it would be. I’ll just stay open.”

New York Daily News

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