An "Entourage" movie is on the way.

Deadline reported that a film version of the hit HBO series has been greenlit by Warner Bros.

Series creator Doug Ellin will direct. Producers are just starting to work on deals with main cast members Adrian Grenier, Jeremy Piven, Jerry Ferrara, Kevin Dillon and Kevin Connelly.

"Entourage" aired from 2004 until 2011. The show focused on Grenier's character Vinny, a New Yorker who became a movie star. His entourage was his agent, played by Piven, his best friend/manager, played by Connolly, his childhood friend, played by Ferrara, and his struggling actor brother, played by Dillon.

BEYONCE SAYS SHE REALLY SANG: Beyonce said Friday at a Super Bowl news conference that she did sing the "Star-Spangled Banner" at President Obama's inauguration, but with a pre-recorded backing track for various reasons.

Oh -- then she belted it out for reporters, just in case anyone believed she couldn't. When she finished the song, she asked, "Any questions?"

Yeah. What does the "Z" in Jay-Z stand for?

But back to that lip-syncing question. "I am a perfectionist ... I did not have time to rehearse with the orchestra. It was a live television show and a very important moment for me."

No time for rehearsal, but time to go into a recording studio and knock one out?

"Due to the weather, due to the delay, due to no proper sound check, I did not feel comfortable taking the risk, so I decided to sing along with my pre-recorded track, which is very common in the music industry. And I'm very proud of my performance."

TMZ said Beyonce was asked if she planned to sing live at the Super Bowl, and she replied vaguely, "I always sing live," but didn't say anything about not using a backing track.

Ah-HA.

When asked about a possible Destiny's Child reunion during her halftime performance on Sunday, TMZ said Beyonce hedged on the answer. Whatever that means.

I guess we'll just have to put down the nachos and watch for ourselves.

AND IN MORE BEYONCE NEWS: Beyonce has spoken publicly for the first time about losing her first baby two years ago.

The singer gave birth to a daughter named Blue Ivy last year, and just days afterwards, her husband Jay-Z released a song suggesting they had a previous miscarriage.

According to WENN, Beyonce confirmed they had a baby on the way two years ago. In her new documentary "Life Is But a Dream," she said, "About two years ago, I was pregnant for the first time. And I heard the heartbeat, which was the most beautiful music I ever heard in my life. I picked out names. I envisioned what my child would look like ... . I was feeling very maternal. I flew back to New York to get my check up -- and no heartbeat. Literally the week before, I went to the doctor, everything was fine, but there was no heartbeat."

The singer said she dealt with the emotions associated with her miscarriage by making music. "I went into the studio and wrote the saddest song I've ever written in my life. And it was actually the first song I wrote for my (last) album. And it was the best form of therapy for me, because it was the saddest thing I've ever been through."

Beyonce said the loss made her even more grateful when she had Blue Ivy.

"Being pregnant (with Blue Ivy) was very much like falling in love. You are so open. You are so overjoyed. There's no words that can express having a baby growing inside of you."

SINEAD O'CONNOR HAD VIOLENT CONFRONTATION WITH PRINCE: Sinead O'Connor "detests" Prince and even got into a violent confrontation with him when they met.

She probably doesn't detest those checks she gets for that hit song he wrote for her, though.

The Irish singer became massively famous in 1990 by covering Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U." But she says she pretty much hates him and the feeling is mutual. Which seems so strange, because they're both such friendly, outgoing people who get along with everyone.

O'Connor said the two had a serious problem with one another when they met, but isn't spilling details ... yet.

"I loved his music, but I had absolutely no idea or expectation that that single would be such a big hit, not at all," O'Connor told Britain's Uncut magazine. "Did I ever meet Prince? I did and ... we didn't like each other. At all. Ha ha! I'm not going to go into it, but we detest each other ... It got violent too, which is why I can't go into it, but it is a very funny story. I'll tell it when I'm an old lady and I write my book."

Contact Tony Hicks at thicks@bayareanewsgroup.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BayAreaNewsGroup.TonyHicks.

FEBRUARY 1 IN HISTORY

Friday is Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2013. There are 333 days left in the year.

1790: The U.S. Supreme Court convened for the first time in New York. (However, since only three of the six justices were present, the court recessed until the next day.)

1861: Texas voted to leave the Union at a Secession Convention in Austin.

1862: "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," a poem by Julia Ward Howe, was published in the Atlantic Monthly.

1922: In one of Hollywood's most enduring mysteries, movie director William Desmond Taylor was shot to death in his Los Angeles home; the killing has never been solved.

1942: The Voice of America broadcast its first program to Europe, relaying it through the facilities of the British Broadcasting Corp. in London.

1943: One of America's most highly decorated military units, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, made up almost exclusively of Japanese-Americans, was authorized.

1946: Norwegian statesman Trygve Lie was chosen to be the first secretary-general of the United Nations.

1960: Four black college students began a sit-in protest at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., where they'd been refused service.

1968: During the Vietnam War, South Vietnam's police chief (Nguyen Ngoc Loan) executed a Viet Cong officer with a pistol shot to the head. Richard M. Nixon announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.

1979: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini received a tumultuous welcome in Tehran as he ended nearly 15 years of exile.

1991: Thirty-four people were killed when an arriving USAir jetliner crashed atop a commuter plane on a runway at Los Angeles International Airport.

1993: Gary Bettman took office as the NHL's first commissioner.

2003: The space shuttle Columbia broke up during re-entry, killing all seven of its crew members.

2008: Exxon Mobil posted the largest annual profit by a U.S. company -- $40.6 billion -- and the biggest quarterly profit to that time, breaking its own records. Microsoft announced an unsolicited bid for Yahoo, which later rejected it. Remote-controlled explosives strapped to two women killed at least 100 people in Baghdad.

2012: Facebook announced plans to go public with a stock offering. (The social network priced its IPO at $38 per share, but the stock started to fall soon after the first day of trading.) In Port Said, Egypt, at least 74 people were killed after soccer fans rushed the field following an upset victory by the home team over Egypt's top club.

BIRTHDAYS

Singer Don Everly (76), actor Garrett Morris (76), comedian Terry Jones (71), rock musician Mike Campbell (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers) (63), actor Bill Mumy (59), rock singer Exene Cervenka (57), Princess Stephanie of Monaco (48), Lisa Marie Presley (45), comedian Pauly Shore (45), actor Michael C. Hall (42), rapper Big Boi (Outkast) (38), singer Harry Styles (One Direction) (19).

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