HBO has released a new teaser trailer for My Dinner With Hervé starring Peter Dinklage as French actor Hervé Villechaize, who’s best known for his roles as Tattoo on the television series Fantasy Island and as Nick Nack in The Man with the Golden Gun.
The movie, which is directed by Sacha Gervasi (Hitchcock, Anvil: The Story of Anvil), is inspired by a true story, following the forming of an unlikely friendship between a struggling journalist (Jamie Dornan) and Hervé one crazy night in Los Angeles. Also starring is Mireille Enos, Harriet Walter, Oona Chaplin, David Strathairn, and Andy García.
Continue below to read a synopsis for My Dinner With Hervé and to watch the teaser trailer.
Inspired by a real story, My Dinner With Hervé explores the unlikely friendship between struggling journalist Danny Tate (Jamie Dornan) and Hervé Villechaize (Peter Dinklage), the world’s most famous knife-wielding French dwarf actor, as it unfolds over one wild night in L.A. — an encounter that will have life-changing consequences for both. The film also stars: Mireille Enos as Hervé’s longtime girlfriend, Kathy Self; Harriet Walter as Danny’s newspaper editor, Fiona Baskin; Oona Chaplin as Danny’s girlfriend, Katie Nielson; with David Strathairn as Villechaize’s longtime agent, Marty Rothstein; and Andy García as Ricardo Montalbán, Villechaize’s Fantasy Island co-star.
Directed by Sacha Gervasi, with a screenplay by Gervasi and story by Gervasi & Sean Macaulay, the film is executive produced by Steven Zaillian, Richard Middleton, Ross Katz, Jessica de Rothschild, Sacha Gervasi and Peter Dinklage. Garrett Basch and David Ginsberg serve as co-executive producers.
My Dinner With Hervé is set to premiere on HBO next month on October 20th.
An unlikely friendship evolves over one wild night in LA between a struggling journalist (Jamie Dornan) and actor Hervé Villechaize (Peter Dinklage), resulting in life-changing consequences for both. Directed by Sacha Gervasi. Starring Peter Dinklage and Jamie Dornan. Premieres October 20 at 8PM on HBO.