HBO Max Delays Friends Reunion but Still Hopes to Film in Time for May Launch

The new streaming service's special hasn't yet gone into production

cast of friends all dressed in black with courteney cox in silver
HBO Max's Friends cast reunion is one of the new streaming service's biggest draws. Getty Images

As Hollywood hunkers down amid the coronavirus pandemic, TV and film production is grinding to a halt. That now includes the Friends cast reunion for HBO Max. But while the special has been delayed, WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming service still plans to film the program in time for its launch in May.

@kelseymsutton Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.