NEW YORK (PIX11)-- Director and creator of the hit-series and upcoming flick "Entourage" Doug Ellin shared Thursday that he really wanted New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning to play a cameo in his movie.
Ellin, who is promoting his movie about a four guys from Queens trying to make it in Hollywood's movie business, spoke extensively to PIX11 about his "horrifying" ordeal.
"Manning called me up asking me if he could be on the show," Ellin, who is a die-hard Giants fan said. "I wrote a script and then I called back saying the script was ready and he never called me back."
"I bleed Giants blue and wish everybody well," Ellin, whose "feelings were hurt" about it said.
Then Mark Wahlberg, actor and producer of "Entourage," suggested Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to Ellin.
"As a Patriots hater at the time, I made some peace with them as well," Ellin said. "I softened in my old age."
He also made amends with his relationship with the New York Rangers.
"I used to wear my Denis Potvin jersey to Madison Square Garden at 10, 11 years old," Ellin said. "And I would still get things thrown at me."
"Now, I've met Rick Nash and his wife, they're really nice people," Ellin said. "I brought Kevin Dillon to the game the other night and found myself cheering for the Rangers. My dad was like 'are you out of your mind?'."
That being said, Ellin has "no doubt in his mind" the Rangers will take Game 7 in Madison Square Garden.
"Entourage" opens in movie theaters on June 3.AlertMe