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Jamie Dornan to star in ‘My Dinner With Hervé’ alongside Peter Dinklage
10 May 2017 : Katie McNeice
The Irish actor has been cast in the feature drama based on the real life of French actor Hervé Villechaize, who starred in 70s TV series ‘Fantasy Island’, and who killed himself at fifty years of age in 1993.

Sacha Gervasi (Hitchcock) will direct the project based on his own screenplay adaptation of the story he co-wrote with Sean Macaulay (Eddie the Eagle).

HBO Films have come on board the project after an extensive period of development.

Dornan will portray Danny Tate, a struggling journalist who has an life-changing encounter with Villechaize. Gervasi himself was the last to interview the actor prior to his suicide in 1993, while working as a journalist.

Peter Dinklage is best known for his portrayal of Tyrion Lannister in fantasy series ‘Game of Thrones’ and will play the role of the iconic Villechaize, pictured below.




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