Here’s everything we know about the Friends reunion episode so far

It’s the news we’ve been waiting for more than a decade for: a Friends reunion special is officially happening. Could we BE any more excited?

Super fans of the hit 90s sitcom (that’ll be all of us, then) are over the moon to hear that despite all the previous denials and back and forth speculations, Jennifer Aniston confirmed this weekend that the reunion would be in fact going ahead.

Taking to Instagram, the star shared the following snap, alongside the caption ‘It’s happening,’ then tagging in each of her Friends co-stars, along with HBO.

Each of the other members of the Friends cast then shared the same image, with the exact same caption and tags, making it clear we can begin to get really excited.

The HBO special will apparently be a one-off show, and will show on the channel’s HBO Max streaming service, which is set to launch in May 2020. The official date of the Friends reunion is unclear as of yet.

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Rumours of the reunion and what we can expect have been spreading for months now, with a number of publications sharing updates and news.

Both The Hollywood Reporter and Variety reported that Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer were in negotiations with Friends creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman about an unscripted (yes, unscripted) programme.

Last year, the show marked its 25th anniversary. To celebrate, Jennifer Aniston – who had recently joined Instagram – shared a group selfie with her Friends co-stars, much to the world’s excitement.

American fashion designer Ralph Lauren also celebrated the special anniversary of the show by releasing an entire collection inspired by Rachel Green.

Designed to recreate some of the characters most distinctive 90s and early 00s looks, the Wear To Work collection, which was in collaborated with Bloomingdales, included everything from leather trousers, pinstriped suits and mini skirts to polo necks and hints of leopard print.

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Long live Friends!