As Entourage moves into its final season, Kevin Connolly‘s character Eric Murphy has evolved from a best friend to the head of his own managerial company. In real life, Connolly himself has also used the show to evolve. He went from an actor and sometimes TV director to full on feature film director with 2007’s Gardener of Eden. Once Entourage finishes this summer, he’s hoping to direct a feature film about Kimbo Slice.
Who is Kimbo Slice? One of the first YouTube sensations (yes, even before Justin Bieber) who was videotaped fighting in backyards before becoming a household name and headlining Mixed Martial Arts shows for multiple organizations. According to Connolly, there’s a screenplay dramatizing Slice’s life already written and he’s looking for funding. Read more after the jump. Read More »