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    Here's Everyone Who Should Be Cast If "Friends" Got Remade

    Janice would be played by Cardi B, for a start.

    I think we can all agree that Friends is an international treasure that holds a special place in many of our hearts. Now, I know it could never be topped...

    ...but I thought: If it were to be given a 21st-century reboot, who would play our faves?


    So after plenty of thought, deliberation, and a loooooot of suggestions from my colleagues, here's who I think should be cast in a remake!

    Monica — Lea Michele

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    Why: Who better than Lea Michele to play the uptight, neurotic chef that we all know and love?

    Ross — Skylar Astin

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    Why: Skylar looks exactly like a guy who could perfectly embody a character who's as infuriating as he is hilarious.

    Rachel — Shay Mitchell

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    Why: Shay's got the beauty, the style, and the perfect amount of diva to be Rachel. Shout out to my manager Remee for this one.

    Joey — Noah Centineo

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    Why: Yes, I know Noah's a little young, but my colleagues and I agree that he's the only guy that could carry off all that charm, baby.

    Chandler — Joe Keery

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    Why: Could that floppy hair BE anymore Chandler?

    Phoebe — Jessica Williams

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    Why: Okay, so Phoebe was a hard cast. My colleague Sam thought Awkwafina would make a great Phoebe, and someone else put Emma Stone's name into the mix. But in the end, I know that Jessica's got that perfect balance of eccentric charm and street smarts that we all love from Phoebe.

    Janice — Cardi B

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    Why: This one speaks for itself, tbh.

    Emily Waltham — Emma Watson

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    Why: Emma's the epitome of an English rose, and would an American sitcom really be complete without some good 'ole British enunciation?

    Carol — Brie Larson

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    Why: She's got that perfect combination of allure and smugness — it just feels right.

    Susan — Zoë Kravitz

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    Why: I can already picture her dragging Ross with her hilariously scathing remarks.

    Mike — Paul Rudd

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    Why: The man never ages, so if it ain't broke...

    Jack Geller — Eugene Levy

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    Why: Eugene's got that cringey dad character down to a T, so I can't think of anyone better to play the part.

    Judy — Allison Janney

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    Why: Because we all know that she's great at playing the mom.

    Richard — Joe Manganiello

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    Why: They're identical moustache twins!

    Tag — Cole Sprouse

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    Why: Because you can't have Friends without an appearance from young Cole.

    Jill — Camila Mendes

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    Why: Can't you imagine Camila crying to Shay Mitchell about daddy cancelling her credit cards?

    Amy — Naomi Scott

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    Why: Well, she's already been a princess so she knows how to play spoilt. Plus, I think she'd be a good baby stylist.

    Gunther — Charlie Heaton

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    Why: He'd look good blonde.

    Nora — Sophia Vergara

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    Why: Sophia knows exactly how to steal the show, Nora Bing–style.

    Phoebe's birth mom — Maya Rudolph

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    Why: I think we can all agree that Maya can play ~floopy~ perfectly.

    Erica — Lana Condor

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    Why: Can't you just picture her has a bright-eyed, ditsy knocked-up teen?

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