It may finally be time for “Entourage” fans to hug it out, because according to Deadline today, January 29, 2013, Warner Brothers has announced that the “Entourage” movie has gotten the green light and will finally begin production.
The extremely popular HBO series ran from 2004-2011 and depicted the inner workings of Hollywood through the life of the fictional film star Vincent Chase – a character loosely based off of executive producer Wahlberg.
Fans of the series will be delighted to know that in addition to writing the script, the show’s creator, Doug Ellin, will direct the film. Better yet, deals are already in the works to get the shows stars on board – including Adrian Grenier, who played Vincent Chase, Kevin Connolly, who played his manager Eric “E” Murphy, Kevin Dillon, who played the actor’s brother Johnny “Drama” Chase, Jerry Ferrara, who played the loveable driver and entrepreneur Turtle, and Jeremy Piven, who played the show’s iconic short-fused talent agent, Ari Gold.
Ellin previously spoke about the plot of the upcoming film saying,
There are interesting developments about Ari as a studio head, and that’s still the first page for me. But foremost is the friendship between the guys who are still hanging out and going to fun parties, and it continues with the same characters.
Although there isn’t any news yet as to when the film will begin production, more news on the project should be coming shortly, so keep checking in with the Pittsburgh Film Industry Examiner and follow me on Twitter for the latest film industry news.