Which ''Entourage'' character deserves a spin-off?
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Which ”Entourage” character deserves a spin-off?
Which of the guys from Entourage would you most like to see in a spin-off? —Clay S.
Oh, please, none! The reason Entourage works is that each guy has his specific part to play in their boozy, girl-chasing, oddly honorable quartet. Johnny Drama (Kevin Dillon) pouts and pushes for the rest of them, Turtle (Jerry Ferrara) embodies their boyish enthusiasm, manager Eric (Kevin Connolly) is the voice of reason, and star Vince (Adrian Grenier) is the cool kid of the group. Mess with that delicate chemistry too much and the show won’t work: It’ll be interesting to see what happens when low-man Turtle gets a taste of success with his music venture, for instance, but if he becomes as A-listed as Vince, the show will start to wobble. Snappy agent Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven) is just as key to the functioning of the clique as any of its members, so no spin-off for him either — but I wouldn’t mind seeing more of his wife, the acerbic-yet-adoring Mrs. Ari (Perrey Reeves). To paraphrase Ari, you gotta love a woman who loves to spoil her husband.
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