Newswire: Entourage and In Treatment producers team up for a psychological drama

Emerging from HBO’s top-secret laboratory where old TV shows are smashed into each other to break free the precious idea meat nestled within, the people behind the therapy drama In Treatment and “What if fedoras could be people with too much money?” simulator Entourage have announced a project combining elements of both shows. Marrying introspective psychological drama and rampant, self-involved wish fulfillment, the new show, Wish, sounds like the best hybridization of the two programs since VinnyChaseFan420 wrote his spec-script masterpiece, “Turtle Goes To Therapy.” Written by In Treatment’s Merritt Johnson and produced by a slew of veteran HBO producers, including Entourage writer Doug Ellin, the anthology series centers on people given the chance to relive the defining moments of their lives.

Like In Treatment, which was adapted from a series titled BeTipul, Wish will be an American remake of a successful Israeli series: Beit Ha’Mishalot, which …

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