Inspired by a true story, the film also stars Andy Garcia.
MIAMI, FL., September 10, 2018 – HBO’s new original film, MY DINNER WITH HERVÉ will premiere in the Caribbean on Saturday, November 10th at 21hrs AST*, only on HBO.
Inspired by a real story, MY DINNER WITH HERVE explores the unlikely friendship between struggling journalist Danny Tate (Dornan) and Hervé Villechaize (Dinklage), the world’s most famous knife-wielding French dwarf actor, as it unfolds over one wild night in LA – an encounter that will have life-changing consequences for both.
The film also stars Andy Garcia as Ricardo Montalbán, Villechaize’s “Fantasy Island” co-star; 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; and David Strathairn as Villechaize’s longtime agent, Marty Rothstein.
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.