The 'Entourage' Boys Are Back in Town
June 2, 2006

HBO's new season of "Entourage" is said to be full of surprises. But at Thursday night's big Hollywood premiere, star Adrian Grenier wasn't talking: "I won't spill the beans."

Here's what we do know: Emmanuelle Chriqui, who plays Sloan, is back for season three, along with more guest stars like James Woods.

Fans can also expect some classic "Odd Couple" humor, courtesy of Jeremy Piven's fast-taking character, Ari, and his flamboyant assistant, Lloyd. Ari and Lloyd are comparable to the post-modern Tom Cruise-Renee Zellweger in "Jerry Maguire," but with a twist! "If I was a chick, I would love to be Renee Zellweger," Rex Lee joked.

Jeremy Piven added, "Rex is my little Zellweger. Absolutely."

All jokes aside, the five sexy stars graced this week's cover of Entertainment Weekly, and only "Extra" can take you behind the scenes of the photo shoot that almost didn't happen.

Kevin Connolly explained, "Kevin Dillon broke his arm two days before the shoot."

"He was at the photo shoot 30 hours later after surgery," Jerry Ferrara added.

And Mr. Tough himself told us, "See that scar right there; that's the real bandage right there, wrapped around. But this is actually one of my favorite 'Entourage' shots of all."

"He is loaded on OxyContin in that picture," Kevin Connolly explained.

Along for the red carpet rendezvous was Connolly's girlfriend, Nicky Hilton, and her sister Paris, who was eager to promote her new single, which is out in stores now.

While we had Paris' attention, we were eager to do a little rumor control about the crazy story that claimed a director had approached Hilton to portray Mother Theresa. So is it true? "Yeah, a director wanted me to play Mother Theresa," the blonde beauty revealed.

Only in Hollywood… and that's precisely what "Entourage" is all about.

"People who aren't in the business will watch ['Entourage'] and be like, 'Wow, that's crazy,'" Chriqui said. "And people who are in the business will watch it and be chuckling going, 'This I my life.'"

 


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