Johnny “Drama” Chase and the crew are heading to the big screen. The hit show Entourage, has finally got the go-ahead to be made into a featured film. Warner Bros has green lit the movie version of the HBO series which ran from 2004-2011.
Entourage is a comedy-drama television series, loosely based on Mark Wahlburg and his friends, that aired on HBO for eight seasons. The series featured the acting career of character Vincent Chase, played by Andrian Grenier, a young A-list movie star, his brother, and his childhood friends from Queens, New York City. It chronicled their everyday lives trying to make it big in Los Angeles, California.
According to Deadline, “Deals are starting to be made with Adrian Grenier, who played Chase, Kevin Connolly, who played his manager Eric “E” Murphy, Kevin Dillon, who played the actor’s brother Johnny Drama, Jerry Ferrara, who played their entrepreneurial driver Turtle, and Jeremy Piven, who played the show’s iconic type A talent agent Ari Gold.”
Entourage the movie, may pick up where the TV show left off, where Ari has left his job to spend more time with his wife and kids. He was put to the major test before the credits rolled though, getting offered a dream job, where he would run an empire of businesses. The movie may start off with Ari taking the job, but if he does, that could be trouble between he and his wife (Perry Reeves).
The film will be directed Doug Ellin, the creator of the HBO series, who also wrote the screenplay.