One wild night in LA for mates
My Dinner with Herve, Showcase, Friday at 7.30pm Qld, 8.30pm NSW
INSPIRED by a real story, this two-hour film explores the unlikely friendship between struggling journalist Danny Tate and French actor Herve Villechaize (Jamie Dornan and Peter Dinklage, pictured) as it unfolds over one wild night in Los Angeles.
It’s an encounter that will have life-changing consequences for both men.
Villechaize was a French-born actor and painter who achieved worldwide recognition for various roles including the evil henchman Nick Nack in the James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun, as well as Mr Roarke’s assistant, Tattoo, on the TV series Fantasy Island.
The film also stars Oona Chaplin, David Straithairn and Andy Garcia as Villechaize’s Fantasy Island co-star Ricardo Montalban.