Lisa Kudrow pours cold water on Friends, The Movie

Lisa Kudrow insisted there are no plans for a big-screen version of hit show Friends.

Her Friends co-star Jennifer Aniston recently hinted the series may become a film but Lisa, who has just finished filming Hotel for Dogs, told The Independent that Friends would not work on the big screen.

“For the type of show Friends is,” she said, “I don’t know how it would work. It would be fun if everybody wanted to do it, and by everybody, I don’t just mean the cast, I mean the creators of the show. So if there was a way to figure out what that could be…I just don’t know who wants to figure it out.”

Lisa, 45, became well-known for her ditzy character Phoebe Buffay in Friends, winning an Emmy for her role along the way.

She said her notoriety has been both a blessing and a curse.

She said: “People still recognise me as Phoebe and even ask me to sing for them. Well, I mean, it’s fine. But I’m always afraid someone’s going to get really mad when I don’t sing for them while I’m walking into a restaurant or wherever.

“One of the best things of being an actor on a hit series is that it affords you the luxury of waiting for the right thing to come along without worrying about paying the mortgage.”

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