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'Entourage' is Being Turned Into a Movie

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The TV show that brought life as a Hollywood actor to the small screen is headed to the big time -- Deadline reports that "Entourage" is definitely going to become a movie.

The movie will be directed by Doug Ellin, who created the series, and will include all the characters that we've come to know and love, from Turtle to Ari Gold to Johnny Drama. According to Deadline, the studio hasn't gone much further than confirming that the film has been green lighted and beginning to negotiate deals with the actors.

The Huffington Post reports that Jeremy Piven commented last year that the situation his character, Ari Gold, was left with at the end of the series -- choosing between his dream job of running a film studio and his relationship with his wife -- makes for a good entree into a film:

"We're teed up for a movie in a way that, you know, Ari has this conundrum that he's facing...which is either to rule the world or to honor his love to his wife."
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"Entourage" was on HBO for eight seasons, from July 18, 2004 to September 11, 2011.