Jennifer Aniston is returning to where it all began.People have seen Aniston dominate their big screens for years, following the end\u00a0of \u201cFriends\u201d\u00a0in 2004. However, Aniston, 50, still feels she hasn\u2019t hit her peak\u00a0and that her best years (and work) are still ahead of her.STEVE CARRELL'S 'THE MORNING SHOW' CHARACTER MIRRORS DISGRACED NBC NEWS ANCHOR MATT LAUER\u201cI\u2019m entering into what I feel is one of the most creatively fulfilling periods of my life,\u201d Aniston told the New York Times of her latest role in Apple\u2019s \u201cThe Morning Show,\u201d a series which seems similar\u00a0to NBC\u2019s long-running \u201cToday\u201d show and surrounds the drama-filled, highly-competitive business of producing morning news. \u201cSeriously, I\u2019ve been doing this for 30 years and I feel like it\u2019s just about to really bloom,\u201d she said.Aniston will star in the series for Apple\u2019s forthcoming streaming service alongside Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carrell, with \u201cThe Office\u201d funnyman portraying what appears to be a made-for-TV version of Matt Lauer. Meanwhile, Aniston\u2019s character \u2013 also a news anchor \u2013 is akin to Ann Curry, but\u00a0viewers will see an Alex Levy (Aniston), whose male bosses have already declared her \u201cpast\u00a0her sell-by date,\u201d navigate her complicated personal and professional life while dealing with the impending fallout of Carrell\u2019s character after a\u00a0sudden and very public firing for sexual misconduct. Witherspoon plays a field reporter whom Levy believes could be gunning for her job.JENNIFER ANISTON'S InSTYLE COVER SLAMMED BY FANS FOR AIRBRUSHING HER IMAGEIn preparation for such a serious and revealing role, the \u201cHorrible Bosses\u201d actress said she went behind-the-scenes at \u201cGood Morning America\u201d and also spent time with\u00a0Diane Sawyer, picking up Sawyer\u2019s mannerisms, wardrobe selections and caffeine habits, which included switching between Coca-Cola, Red Bull and coffee. \n Cast member Jennifer Aniston arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Murder Mystery" at the Regency Village Theatre on Monday, June 10, 2019 in Westwood, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss\/Invision\/AP)\n Michael Ellenberg, a former executive at HBO who had his thumb on the pulse of \u201cGame of Thrones\u201d and \u201cThe Leftovers,"\u00a0said he feels Alex\u2019s struggles in her life and profession are\u00a0similar to Aniston\u2019s.\u201cJen has lived in the public eye for so long,\u201d said Ellenberg. \u201cShe\u2019s drawing on real stuff in her life.\u201dJENNIFER ANISTON REVEALS DRUGSTORE SECRET TO PERFECT SKINAniston echoed Ellenberg\u2019s sentiment, adding that there is a soap-opera element associated with her \u201cFriends\u201d character Rachel, since\u00a0fans and viewers feel like they know Rachel personally and can identify with all of her qualities and shortcomings.\u201cThere\u2019s a similarity to my life,\u201d Aniston admitted. \u201cI relate in ways of feeling like, when you don\u2019t want to be seen, and you don\u2019t want to go out of the house, and you want to just scream, and you don\u2019t want to walk on a red carpet. I don\u2019t want to stand behind a podium, I don\u2019t want to have my photograph taken, I want to just cry today. You know?\u201dWhen asked if she felt she could have played this role at any other juncture in career, Aniston simply said, \u201cNo.\u201dCLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP\u201cI didn\u2019t have the experience,\u201d she added.\u201cThe Morning Show\u201d is billed as \u201can inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual.\u201dApple has ordered two seasons of \u201cThe Morning Show,\u201d which is slated to premiere on Nov. 1 on Apple TV+.Fox News' Brian Flood contributed to this report.