August 23rd, 2010
01:51 PM ET
Jennifer Aniston could probably use a reunion with a good “Friend” right about now.
Amidst plenty of questioning on whether or not the actress, 41, has lost her box office touch comes news that she'll join former on-screen (and real-life) buddy Courteney Cox in the “Cougar Town” premiere on Wednesday, September 22 at 9:30 p.m.
This marks the second time the two have teamed up since “Friends” came to an end in 2004; Aniston previously joined Cox on the short-lived series “Dirt” in 2007.
“Cougar Town” stars Cox as the romance-seeking divorcee Jules Cobb, and according to EW, Aniston will get inside Cobb's head as a shrink named Bonnie.
“Kind of a get-too-involved-in-her-life-type of therapist,” the show’s executive producer Bill Lawrence told EW. “Those guys are so close in real life they kind of do that for each other anyway. Bonnie has the life Jules wishes she has.”
It looks like Cox and Aniston are planning to bring back some of their old comedic chemistry - Lawrence revealed that the pair was excited to do something centered around comedy again. "Every day that those two talk they have more ideas about [the role]," he said. "It’s definitely something they’re both involved in creatively.”
So if you do tune in for “Cougar’s” second season premiere, you’ll realize that this show's sense of humor has evolved since its first season premiere.
“I want as many people as I can get to see what the show kind of became last year,” Lawrence told EW. “It went from a typical TV show trying to find itself to something that I’m really proud of and like and think is really funny."
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