The eight-time gold medal winner landed a role on the series when he happened to walk by the New York City set and producers offered him a part, as himself, in a scene with actor Kevin Connolly.
Actor Jeremy Piven says, “I could see him coming back as one of the boys. I can see (my character) Ari being very aggressive in recruiting him to represent him and also stopping at nothing to poach him from another client. That’s what Ari would do.”
Ellin adds: “It was the coolest thing in the world. When he showed up–I’m not exaggerating–city buses stopped and people started yelling and within five minutes we couldn’t even shoot.”
Entourage premieres on Sept. 7.
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