FRIENDS: The Reunion – a one-off, behind the scenes special – is set to premiere on HBO Max on May 27.
The six main characters, as well as the show’s creators, will all feature on screen – but who else is due to make an appearance.
Who’s in the Friends reunion cast?
HBO have confirmed 18 celebs will guest star in the Friends reunion.
Fans David Beckham, Mindy Kaling, Kit Harington, Malala, BTS, Cindy Crawford, James Corden and Cara Delevingne will join musicians Justin Beiber and Lady Gaga on screen.
Many supporting cast members are also expected to make an appearance, including Elliott Gould (Jack Geller), Christina Pickles (Judy Geller), Larry Hankin (Mr Heckles), Thomas Lennon (Joey’s identical hand twin), Tom Selleck (Richard), James Michael Tyler (Gunther), Maggie Wheeler (Janice) and Reese Witherspoon (Rachel's sister Jill).
Beckham, 46, is a former professional footballer.
The ex-England captain played for Manchester United, Real Madrid and LA Galaxy – among others – during his illustrious career.
Today he is the president & co-owner of MLS team Inter Miami and one of the most famous people on the planet.
Harrington, 34, is best known for playing Jon Snow in Game of Thrones.
The British actor has also starred in films such as Spooks: The Greater Good and How to Train Your Dragon 2.
And he’s a regular on stage, appearing in productions of War Horse and True West.
Kaling, 41, is best known for playing Kelly Kapoor in The Office (US).
The American comedian also created and starred in The Mindy Project.
And she’s prolific on the silver screen, featuring in films such as Despicable Me, Ocean's 8 and Late Night.
Corden, 42, is an actor and television host.
He currently hosts The Late Late Show in the States – one of the world’s biggest chat shows.
Corden has appeared in several movies and tv programmes during his career, but he is best known for writing and starring as Smithy in Gavin & Stacey.
Malala Yousafzai, 23, is an activist and the youngest person to receive the Nobel Prize.
She has been a long-term advocate for females to receive an education, most notably in her native Pakistan.
Malala was shot in the head by a masked gunman in October 2012 but survived her injuries and continues to inspire people across the world.
BTS are a South Korean boyband.
The group have achieved global fame in recent years, picking up three No.1 albums in the US.
Their success has seen them receive countless awards and they became the first Korean artist to be nominated for a Brit award in 2021.
Delevingne, 28, is an actress and model.
She has starred in many Hollywood blockbusters since making a name for herself as a model, including Paper Towns, Suicide Squad and Life in a Year.
Delevingne is also a regular in commercials, lending her talents to Rimmel, Chanel and Jimmy Choo – among others.
Bieber, 27, is a singer.
The Canadian pop star shot to fame in 2010 as a 16-year-old with the release of Baby, the international smash hit single.
Since then he’s released hit after hit, including Love Yourself,Sorry and What Do You Mean?
Gaga, 35, is a singer and actress.
The American star achieved worldwide success with the release of her debut album, The Fame, in 2008 – featuring tracks such as Just Dance and Poker Face.
She has since moved into acting, starring as Ally Maine in the critically acclaimed blockbuster A Star is Born.
Crawford, 55, is a supermodel and entrepreneur.
She was a star in the 1990s, sharing the limelight with Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Elle Macpherson.
Crawford also hosted MTV’s House of Style between 1989 and 1995.
Gould, 82, played Jack Geller.
The American actor was a big film star before the sitcom, starring in M*A*S*H, The Long Goodbye, California Split and Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice – receiving an Oscar nomination for the latter performance.
Since the end of Friends, he’s starred in the Ocean’s film series and in TV show Ray Donovan.
Pickles, 86, played Judy Geller.
The British-American actress received critical acclaim in the 1980s for playing Helen Rosenthal in the US medical drama St Elsewhere.
Pickles has been a Broadway regular throughout her career and won a Primetime Emmy Award in 2018 for her role in TV show Break a Hip.
Hankin, 80, played Mr Heckles.
The American actor had roles in films such as Escape from Alcatraz, Running Scared and Billy Madison before enjoying a cult role in Friends.
Hankin also starred in smash hit Breaking Bad and it’s movie sequel El Camino, playing junkyard owner Old Joe in seasons three and five.
Lennon, 50, played Joey’s identical hand twin in the fifth-season finale.
The American funnyman is a TV regular, starring in New Girl, How I Met Your Mother, The Goldbergs and many more.
He’s also featured in several movies, including 17 Again, Bad Teacher and Hancock.
Selleck, 76, played Richard.
The American actor – renowned for his moustache – shot to fame in the 1980s by playing private investigator Thomas Magnum in TV show Magnum PI.
Selleck has had countless other roles in his time and he currently plays commissioner Frank Reagan in Blue Bloods.
James Michael Tyler
Tyler, 58, played Gunther.
He was Friends’ most frequent guest star, appearing in 148 of the show’s 236 episodes.
Tyler hasn’t featured in an awful lot since the hit sitcom ended, making guest appearances in Scrubs and Episodes.
Wheeler, 59, played Janice.
The American actress has enjoyed recurring roles in several US sitcoms, including Ellen, Everybody Loves Raymond and Archer.
She has also made guest appearances in ER, Drake & Josh and CSI, among other TV shows.
Witherspoon, 45, played Rachel’s sister Jill in season six.
The American actress was already a global star by that point, starring in Legally Blonde (and it’s sequel), American Psycho and The Man in the Moon.
She won the Oscar for Best Actress in 2005 for playing June Carter Cash in biopic Walk the Line.
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