HBO HF TV: Matt Damon Is A Red Herring

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Brian Koppelman and David Levien, the duo that brought us “Ocean’s 13” and “Rounders” have signed on to write “Alpha Cats,” HBO’s new show about hedge funds. So “AC” will either be a good series with frequent guest appearances by Matt Damon or a really boring one that looks and sounds exactly like its predecessors (though blissfully Julia Roberts-free) with frequent guest appearances by Matt Damon. Doug Ellin, executive producer, said he’s aiming for the show to be out next summer with the fifth season of “Entourage,” though “nothing is set in stone,” so don’t cancel your HBO just yet, even if we’re all on the same page vis-à-vis “Entourage” being off to a horrible start (save for the Anthony Michael Hall balcony brilliance).
'Entourage' Producers Hire 'Ocean's 13' Writers for HBO Hedge Fund Series [TV Week]

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