Last Wednesday, we celebrated with Adrian Grenier and his family at Memphis, Hollywoodâ€™s last-standing Victorian house built in 1903 that has been restored into a restaurant and lounge. The fam, along with cast and crew from Entourage, got together after an industry premiere of his documentary A Shot in the Dark, which airs on HBO June 3rd at 10:30.
The film is about Adrianâ€™s quest to find his estranged father when he was 22. He took a camera and a couple of friends, went on the road interviewing family and strangers across states on his way to â€œbum-rushâ€ his dadâ€™s place. It took him two weeks to film and seven years to edit this very personal and raw footage about Adrianâ€™s exploration of identity.
And donâ€™t we LOVE Adrianâ€™s identityâ€¦ he took the time to talk about how the family unit can be strengthened as they make responsible and fun decisions together that serve the environment. Adrian told us about how he celebrated Earth Hour by having an intimate candle-lit dinner amongst friends. â€œWhen you take yourself out of all the stimulation produced by electricity, you really have an opportunity to participate on a fundamental, family level.â€
His contemporary understanding of the family unit and environmental living has led to a few deals (one from the Discovery Channel) for a TV series, tentatively titled The Green Life. Green experts in different fields will go out and help single home families, small businesses, college dorms, and film/tv sets green their “living” spaces. Director Peter Glatzer, who is helping him build the production, said â€œWeâ€™ve unpacked the homemakerâ€¦anywhere that you spend more than 12 hours a day, like a tv set or your office can be considered home.â€
If home is where the green heart is â€“ Adrian, youâ€™re welcome at our place anytime!