According to some reports, the famous cast is from Friends was initially offered $ 1 million to be part of the highly anticipated reunion special. However, they all refused until the amount was doubled!
Now that the reunion has already aired and fans have been very pleased with how it all came out, new details are being shared on how it came together.
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That includes the amount of money Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer received to come back together on screen after so many years.
Both the Wall Street Journal and Variety reported that they were all offered $ 1 million initially, but it took them a while to reach an agreement and eventually settle on “at least” $ 2.5 million per person!
It’s a very large amount of money, but it just goes to show how eagerly this reunion has been anticipated by fans.
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The cast came back together on the same stage, Stage 24, at the Warner Bros. Studio, where the show ran for 10 years.
The actors were able to reminisce and share some behind-the-scenes details that viewers had never known before.
For example, when they played the couple Rachel and Ross on-screen, Jennifer and David really had a crush on each other!
David revealed that “I had a crush on Jen. At some point we huddled together violently. But it was like 2 ships were going by. One of us has just always been in a relationship and we never crossed those lines. We respected that. ‘
Aniston further confirmed, saying, “I remember telling David once,“ It will be a shame when we kiss for the first time on national television. ”And indeed, the first time we kissed, was at this cafe. We channeled all of our adoration and love for one another into Ross and Rachel. ‘