HBO has released a new teaser trailer for
starring My Dinner With HervÃ© Peter Dinklage as French actor HervÃ© 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 HervÃ© one crazy night in Los Angeles. Also starring is Mireille Enos, Harriet Walter, Oona Chaplin, David Strathairn, and Andy GarcÃa.
Continue below to read a synopsis for
My Dinner With HervÃ© and to watch the teaser trailer.
Inspired by a real story, My Dinner With HervÃ© explores the unlikely friendship between struggling journalist Danny Tate (Jamie Dornan) and HervÃ© Villechaize (Peter Dinklage), the worldâ€™s most famous knife-wielding French dwarf actor, as it unfolds over one wild night in L.A. â€” an encounter that will have life-changing consequences for both. The film also stars: Mireille Enos as HervÃ©â€™s longtime girlfriend, Kathy Self; Harriet Walter as Dannyâ€™s newspaper editor, Fiona Baskin; Oona Chaplin as Dannyâ€™s girlfriend, Katie Nielson; with David Strathairn as Villechaizeâ€™s longtime agent, Marty Rothstein; and Andy GarcÃa as Ricardo MontalbÃ¡n, Villechaizeâ€™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 HervÃ© 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 HervÃ© 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.
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