Showing on “The Late Present with Stephen Colbert” by way of video hyperlink on Wednesday, the Emmy award-winning actress revealed that when she initially auditioned for the present, she was really drawn to Rachel Inexperienced’s character, subsequently performed by Jennifer Aniston.
“It is humorous as a result of once I first learn the script, and I used to be going to be auditioning for Phoebe, I noticed Rachel and I simply went, ‘Oh, that is like a Lengthy Island JAP (Jewish-American princess) — that might be hilarious. I can determine with that extra.’ However they mentioned, ‘No, no. Phoebe,'” Kudrow defined.
The 57-year-old could have been on to one thing, as a result of her preliminary intuition was lately confirmed after she took to a Buzzfeed quiz to seek out out which “Associates” character she most resembled.
“I assumed I used to be answering questions that will carry me to Phoebe,” she mentioned. “Favourite colour? Yellow! Or one thing like ‘Who would you wish to be on a date with?’ ‘SpongeBob!’ Then it simply mentioned ‘Rachel.'”
Throughout her look on the present, Kudrow additionally gave some particulars of the extremely anticipated “Associates” reunion particular, which is ready to premiere later this month.
“(It had been) 17 years since our final present and we’ve not all been in the identical room in like 5 or 6 years,” she advised Colbert. “After which Covid delayed this complete factor a lot that it was so … it was thrilling and a bit of emotional.”
She went on to elucidate that the producers of the reunion had rebuilt all of the units.
“I feel we have been meant to be enthusiastic about seeing the set, and everybody was however me as a result of I needed to see the folks.”
“Associates: The Reunion” particular debuts Might 27 on HBO Max, which, like CNN, is a part of WarnerMedia.