Cox-Arquette - No 'Friends' movie in pipeline

Courteney Cox-Arquette doesn’t think a ‘Friends’ movie will happen.

Courteney Cox-Arquette doesn’t think a ‘Friends’ movie will happen.

The 45-year-old actress – who played Monica Geller in all 10 seasons of the US sitcom – says she would be up for reprising the role but she is unsure it could work.

She said: “I don’t think it’s going to happen. Would series creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman want to write it? Because they’d have to be involved.

“I don’t know... a lot of things would have to break just right for it to work. But we’ve daydreamed about it.”

The leading lady also confesses the stage would be limited, unlike fellow TV show-to-movie ‘Sex and the City’.

She told the LA Times: “I wish we could do that with ‘Friends’. The thing is, the characters from ‘Sex and the City’ hopped all over Manhattan. On ‘Friends’ we were always stuck in the apartment and that coffee house.”

Courteney also admits her favourite scene from the TV show was when she proposed to her on-screen partner Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry).

She said: “Off the top of my head, I'd say when Monica proposed to Chandler. There's like 10,000 candles lit in the apartment and she gets down on one knee and starts sobbing. 'There's a reason why girls don't do this!' That was a big scene to me, playing the heavy emotion of that."

Previously it had been claimed a big-screen version of the comedy was close to fruition, with James Michael Tyler – who played coffee house stalwart Gunther – suggesting everyone was ready for a film.

He said: “‘Friends: The Movie’ is definitely on. I still keep in touch with a lot of the cast and they say they are really keen.”

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