Jennifer Aniston and most of the cast of Friends reunited at an event honoring James Burrows, the influential Hollywood director who was responsible for several episodes in the series.
Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, and Matt LeBlanc were on hand to help celebrate the work of Burrows and posed for a photo with some of the other attendees, which included the cast of Big Bang Theory. Johnny Galecki posted the pic on Instagram with the caption, “And then this happened. #TBBT #friends.”
Of course, it’s been difficult over the years to get all the Friends in one room together, with their busy schedules. However, Matthew Perry–who played Chandler on the show–said recently that he thinks everyone is open to the idea of a full-on reunion…as long as it’s done carefully.
“I think we would be open to doing something. Some kind of maybe TV special. I don’t know about a movie. It’s kind of tough because Friends ended on such a high note that we don’t want to ruin it. We’d want to be really careful,” Perry said in a BBC Radio Two interview.
Matthew Perry is one cast member who is rarely seen when the others reunite, although he and Courteny Cox were together again briefly when he made an appearance on her show Cougar Town. The actor struggled for several years with substance abuse and said recently that he can’t remember filming several episodes of Friends because he was so “out of it”.
“I don’t remember three years of it, so none of those… I was a little out of it at the time. Somewhere between seasons three and six…I’m a pretty private person but I was on a TV show that 30 million people were watching so people knew. It was very public what was happening to me,” Perry said.