The Italian Job hunk Mark Wahlberg is backing a new TV comedy about a rising young movie star who travels from New York to Hollywood with his brother and friends.

Wahlberg will serve as one of the executive producers for cable network HBO's ENTOURAGE and will make a cameo appearance in the first episode.

Jessica Alba, Luke Wilson, Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman are also lined up for roles in the show, which lists Jeremy Piven among its stars.

15/04/2004 01:49