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40: Ed Burns and Doug Ellin eye life after Entourage

Ed Burns

Story by Jack Foley

ENTOURAGE creator Doug Ellin is to reunite with one of that show’s recurring guests, Ed Burns, for a new half-hour HBO pilot.

Tentatively titled 40, the comedy-drama will focus on a group of male friends as they attempt to navigate life in a slightly older age bracket.

The show is being set up as an alternative to Ellin’s previously touted drama about a posse of hedge-fund guys in New York, and marks Burns’ first proper foray into series TV despite a number of guest appearances.

Entourage ends its eighth and final season later this year.

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