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The Real Vincent Chase

Tries to BLOCK 'Entourage' Movie

11/22/2013 1:22 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The "Entourage" movie could be derailed ... because of IDENTITY THEFT!

TMZ has obtained a cease and desist letter -- sent to Warner Bros. -- demanding that the studio make NO reference to Vinnie Chase, the main character played by Adrian Grenier.  The man making the demand -- one Vincent Chase.

Who knew  ... VC is a real guy -- a longtime Hollywood acting coach who's been teaching actors for more than 50 years.  He reportedly met "Entourage" Exec. Prod. Mark Wahlberg in the late '90s.

In the cease and desist letter Chase says he believes the fictional character was named after him ... and says "Entourage" cannot use his name without his "express permission."

Chase claims he griped to producers when the TV show was on ... lots of letters but no lawsuit.

We reached out to Warner Bros. ... so far, no comment.

16 COMMENTS

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1.

samael    

This movie was blabbed about forever, NOW this bonehead remember's that 'oh yeah, DON'T" say my name!!

Douche

301 days ago
2.

She's baaaack    

It sounds like someone is getting short on cash and is trying to cash in .

301 days ago
3.

Joey    

Crazy old fart. Vincent Chase is a fairly common name.

301 days ago
4.

Joey    

Everyone knows that the Vinnie Chase character is based on Mark Wahlberg.

301 days ago
5.

bernergirl    

According to ss commission there are 59 Vincent Chases

301 days ago
6.

HRH Prince Michael    

On November 22, 1963, a "Dixie-crat" - Pentagon led Coup killed an American President, and consequently, mortally-wounded American Democracy. Many of the perpetrators and their allies, sickeningly, make great gains: LBJ, George HW Bush, Gerald Ford, "Chief Justice" Earl Warren, Dow Chemical, General Dynamics, Halliburton, Boeing,
and CBS Inc. - to name only a few.
Meanwhile, "Governmental" agencies, i.e., the FBI, CIA,NSA, U.S. Secret Service Et Al, were instrumental in this Godless affront to our once greatly-blessed nation.
With, The True and Living Yahweh as My Witness:
ALL individuals, agencies, corporations, and groups involved, MUST expect severe and lasting consequences.
The 2013 Sentence
www.all4webs.com/f/0/king

301 days ago
7.

Katie Perry's Mini Bar Snatch    

Sounds like great advertising if he's still teaching acting... seeing as how there was a whole series already it would seem whatever damage could have been done already has...

301 days ago
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Eric in L.A.    

Take a look a the old guy. Just wait a year and you won't have a problem. The old guy will be dead and buried.

300 days ago
9.

Nick    

I think the real Vinnie will lose any legal action and the standard disclaimer will cover the production. Why didn't he sue the tv show? Because the character is not him. "Purely coincidence."

300 days ago
10.

static    

That is some seriously funny schiznit.

300 days ago
11.

fuck TMZ    

simple solution. Enter Vinnie Case.

300 days ago
12.

Carl    

This sounds like the kind of story that the movie's PR department would make up to try and bring notoriety to this project. Maybe because no one cares about the movie and it is going to bomb.

300 days ago
13.

Observer    

No one Cares about this 'Vinney'
No one Cares about this Movie.... Period.

299 days ago
14.

DTD    

Ya, good luck with that old man,like your the only person in the world named Vincent Chase.

241 days ago

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