Let’s Imagine the Plotlines for Doug Ellin’s Old Guy Entourage

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Entourage creator Doug Ellin is doing a pilot for HBO called 40 that will “focus on a group of male friends navigating life in a slightly older age bracket.” So basically an unfamous, older Entourage? He’s already got Ed Burns on board, too! I look forward to seeing the plot lines that they come up with, including:

-They all have impossibly attractive wives that they always complain about, except for one of them who is a permanent bachelor.

-Ed Burns’ character seems signed on to do a project, but then it seems like it’s in jeopardy, but everything works out in the end.

-A really obnoxious outsider from their past comes into the group and seems like he will ruin everything but then conveniently disappears and it results in no long-term consequences.

-The single guy tries to beat back the effects of aging with ridiculous workouts and cosmetic surgery.

-There’s an abrasive-yet-lovable lawyer character who helps the guys out whenever they need advice.

-There are fights within the crew that never result in long-term consequences.

-A notable actor who hasn’t been in any movies in a couple of years swings through town.

-Ed Burns’ character dates a porn star.