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  • There will be an ‘Entourage’ movie!

    October 29, 2013 | 9:52 am

    Those of you following the “Entourage” saga can finally breathe easy. The movie is on!

    “It’s a go. Love you all,” wrote Doug Ellin, the show’s creator and screenwriter said in Monday evening in a Tweet that included a group photo of the cast.

    Are Adrian Grenier and the rest of...

  • Why there is still no ‘Entourage’ movie

    October 23, 2013 | 5:26 pm

    It seems the “Entourage” cast members could use some help from someone like superagent Ari Gold.

    The movie version of the HBO comedy has been in the works forever, but lots of drama has delayed it from getting off the ground. The latest hold up is due to more heated negotiations,...

  • ‘Mazel Tov’: Lifecycles of the Rich and Famous

    By Jay Firestone

    April 17, 2013 | 12:30 pm

    “Entourage” star Jeremy Piven remembers his bar mitzvah as “a rite of passage.” Growing up in Evanston, Ill., Piven recalls how his service was actually in a church, because they belonged to an extremely liberal Reconstructionist congregation. But unlike his character on the hit HBO show, Piven wasn’t that interested in a big, fancy party.

    “It wasn’t a big community of people battling each other for the biggest bar mitzvah, like in my movie ‘Keeping Up With the Steins,’” he says.

    Read more here.

  • Jeremy Piven plays a self(ridge)-made man

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 20, 2013 | 7:26 am

    Two minutes into a telephone interview, actor Jeremy Piven riffed on his Jewish background: “I grew up Reconstructionist, so my father used to joke that we prayed to ‘To whom it may concern,’ ” he said, then paused as if for a rim shot. “I’m waiting for the laugh to die down,” he...

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  • Brooke Shields and the Jewish Girls of “Girls Talk” [SLIDESHOW]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 17, 2011 | 5:10 pm

    “That’s sooo funny, Roger,” Brooke Shields said to playwright Roger Kumble during a read-through of “Girls Talk,” his new satire about Hollywood power moms at the Lee Strasberg Theatre opening March 18.  Shields and her co-stars were laughing over the scene in which the...

  • Ari Emanuel is a superagent—on TV and in real life

    By Danielle Berrin

    November 11, 2008 | 4:44 pm

    Up until Rahm Emanuel was offered the Chief of Staff position in Barack Obama's cabinet, his younger brother Ari, the cantankerous Hollywood talent agent, was considerably better known. Most famously -- or perhaps infamously -- Ari Emanuel is said to be the inspiration for the...
  • ‘Mazel Tov’: Lifecycles of the rich and famous

    By Jay Firestone

    November 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Whether it's a powerfully uplifting ceremony, a wicked disco-themed party or a bagels-and-lox Sunday brunch, the b'nai mitzvah experience is a multifaceted event that has the potential to greatly affect a person's life.

    For one weekend, an acne-plagued kid is transformed into an...

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