Friends: Tiffani Thiessen almost landed Jennifer Aniston’s role on Friends

Tiffani Thiessen of TV”s long-running series Saved By The Bell was almost Rachel Green.In an interview with Nikki Glaser’s Sirius XM show, the Actress brunette beauty revealed she went up for the role Jennifer Aniston eventually won on Friends, but lost out.’Did you know I tested for Friends, for Jennifer Aniston?’ said the TV icon who has appeared on Beverly Hills, 90210.

Missed chance: Tiffani Thiessen of TV”s long-running series Saved By The Bell was almost Rachel Green. Seen in NYC on Monday


She got it: In an interview with Nikki Glaser, the brunette beauty revealed she went up for the role Jennifer Aniston eventually won on Friends, but lost out.The star then explained why she didn’t make the cut: ‘I was just a little too young. I was a little too young to the pairing of the rest of them.’The other actors included Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer.

The host then noted that Jennifer was great in the role.Tiffani added, ‘She is very, very funny.’

Friends ran from 1994 until 2004 and is still in heavy syndication.

In a recent interview with Vulture, NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt sad there could be a redo.

‘We’ve been developing it and we’re not there yet, but maybe. It’s an intriguing notion. That would be a different kind of [reboot] because you can’t just go back to that cast and say, “Let’s pick up where we left off!” We’re working on a new version of it, but nothing’s imminent.”Thiessen, who played Kelly Kapowski on the show, said this week during the Build series in NYC that it would take ‘a lot’ to get the show going again.

‘Legally, I can’t. I’m on another show,’ the siren noted.

 

 

Author: admin

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *