HBO has debuted the first trailer for "Ballers," the Dwayne Johnson comedy drama that's bound to draw comparisons to "Entourage." Except that, y'know, it involves football.
Created by "Entourage's" Steven Levinson (that explains it!) and produced by Mark Wahlberg (and that!), the half-hour series centers on a group of current and former pro football players, as well as their friends, families and players.
Johnson leads the cast as Spencer Strasmore, as a former superstar who's struggling in his new career as a financial adviser, while also mentoring players.Premiering June 21, "Ballers" also stars Rob Corddry, John David Washington, Omar Miller, Donovan Carter, London Brown, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon and Dule Hill. The pilot was directed by Peter Berg.