My Dinner with Herve Sneak Peek and Premiere Date!

The unlikely friendship between journalist Danny Tate and Hervé Villechaize

HBO announced today that My Dinner with Herve, starring Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) and Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades Trilogy), will premiere on Saturday, October 20 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT).

Inspired by a real story, HBO Films’ 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 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.

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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.