Why Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon's TV Reunion Is "Perfect"

Former Friends co-stars are set to star in Apple TV+'s highly anticipated series titled The Morning Show

By Mike Vulpo Oct 15, 2019 12:04 AMTags

It's a dynamic duo pop culture fans can't stop buzzing about.

While Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon shared the small screen together during a few episodes of Friends, it's been more than a decade since the pair collaborated on a special project.

Luckily, Apple TV+'s The Morning Show was an opportunity these two ladies couldn't pass up on.

"We talked about doing a movie probably 10 years ago but we never got a handle on what we wanted to do and this emerged and it was kind of perfect," Reese shared with E! News' Will Marfuggi exclusively.

In The Morning Show launching November 1 on Apple TV+, Jennifer and Reese not only star in the series, they also serve as executive producers. It's a huge opportunity for two stars who have been told at one point in their careers that their time in Hollywood was limited.

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"I was told all the time that I wouldn't work past 40. I've worked more past 40," Reese shared. "I was told never to play a mom because that would age me."

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Jennifer replied, "It's just old society's messaging that we've been told and we've been going along with that once you hit this age, that's when it's over. I feel like I'm just beginning a whole new chapter of my creativity and my career."

According to Jennifer, the chance to perform and be a creative executive has been "an absolute dream."

And working alongside a talented and close friend isn't so bad either.

"I don't think we could have predicted [our long friendship] but happy it's the case," Jennifer shared.

To hear Reese and Jennifer's thoughts on social media including their honest thoughts on TikTok, watch our E! News clip above.