Before he was Vincent Chase on "Entourage," Adrian Grenier was a kid who wanted to know his dad better. In 1999, Grenier set out to reconnect with his estranged father, and filmed the process as his first directorial project.
The result is Shot in the Dark, a documentary which the publicity materials describe as "a poignant, often-amusing road trip from New York to Ohio, spiced by interviews with strangers and relatives about the meaning of fatherhood – and a parent's impact on one’s sense of self."
The trailer looks sentimental but promising. Adrian is pretty easy on the eyes, and the fact that he did this before "hitting it big" makes the project seem more truthful.
Premiering not long before Father's Day, you can catch Shot in the Dark this Sunday June 3 at 10:30 pm, right after "Entourage" on HBO. To watch the trailer,