More than 1,000 theater screens across the country will feature four episodes per night on September 23, 28, and October 2. The episodes that'll be screened are those that have been newly remastered in 4K from the original 35mm camera negative.
It was May 6, 2004 was when all of us got to see the six of them huddled over a table at our favorite cafe in New York City for one last time. However, it looks like Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Chandler, Joey, and Ross will gather at Central Perk once again to celebrate their 25th anniversary, that too, in a very big way!
Fans of the series (I mean everyone) will be able to relive the magic created by Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, and Matt LeBlanc in movie theaters for a special screening of 12 iconic episodes over three nights this fall, according to Entertainment Weekly.
More than 1,000 theatre screens across the country will feature four episodes per night on September 23, 28, and October 2. The episodes that'll be screened are those that have been newly remastered in 4K from the original 35mm camera negative. If that's not exciting news, then here's some more. Each screening will feature exclusive interviews and never-before-seen content.
“The cultural impact that Friends continue to have, 25 years after its premiere, is astounding, a true testament to the genius of Marta Kauffman, David Crane, Kevin Bright, and the incredibly talented cast,” said Warner Bros. Television Group President & Chief Marketing Officer Lisa Gregorian. “It is so amazing to know that the series is still bringing people of all ages together. "
"We could not be more excited to deliver these digitally remastered episodes to theaters — for the first time ever! — so that together, in a shared experience, our loyal fans can enjoy some of their favorite Friends scenes in a new way.” On the first night, the pilot episode –ReDo will be screened. The One With The Black Out, The One With The Birth, The One Where Ross Finds Out will also be screened.
The One With The Prom Video, The One Where No One’s Ready, The One With The Morning After, and The One With The Embryos will be screened on the second night! The third night's episodes will be The One With Chandler In A Box, The One With Ross’s Wedding – Part 2, The One Where Everyone Finds Out, and The One Where Ross Got High.
Tickets for Friends 25th: The One With The Anniversary event will be available for purchase starting August 16 through Fathom Events.
According to the website: Your friends are still there for you, 25 years later! Celebrate the milestone anniversary of the beloved sitcom, coming to the big screen for the first time ever! This is a show about love and sex and careers and a time in life when everything is possible ... about the search for commitment and security ... and the fear of commitment and security. Most of all, it's about friendship--for when you're young and single in the city, your friends are your family.