Coming out to Cali with your entourage from New York and making it big in Hollywood is the East Coast version of The American Dream. Actually doing it, however, is a whole different story. HBO's Entourage, inspired by the exploits of actor Mark Wahlberg, is that story.
Adrian Grenier stars as Vincent Chase, a once unknown actor from Queens, New York turned overnight A-lister, who's come out to Hollywood with his boys from back home.
Best friend turned manager, Eric "E" Murphy (Kevin Connolly) helps Vince decide what projects to pass on and which to take. His older brother, Johnny Drama (Kevin Dillon) has acting aspirations of his own, often finding his way into bit parts on Vince's movies. Longtime friend, Turtle (Jerry Ferrara), becomes Vince's L.A. driver and takes care of Arnold their watchdog.
Entourage is far from all business, as the boys use the Vincent Chase name to get anything and everything they can. Free stereo equipment, floor seats at Lakers Games, unlimited swag, weed from a Sherpa, and pussy - lots and lots of pussy.
Of course Vince doesn't rely solely on his new-to-the-biz friends to guide his career. His agent, Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven) is a typical Hollywood dirt bag, often bragging about banging women other than his wife (Perry Reeves). But he's got Vince's back, no matter what trouble he and his boys get into around Tinseltown.
Entourage shines especially brightly throughout its 8 seasons thanks to amazing guest star appearances by everyone from Jimmy Kimmel, Snoop Dog, Kayne West and Tom Brady to Jessica Alba, Sarah Silverman, Scarlett Johansson and Mandy Moore.