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'Hitchcock' Director Sacha Gervasi Talks 'My Dinner With Hervé' & 'Headhunters,' But Isn't Quite Sure What's Next

  • By Jen Vineyard
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  • November 20, 2012 11:56 AM
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Now that Sacha Gervasi has "Hitchcock" ready for theaters this week, what will the director do next? "The Jennifer Aniston-Russell Crowe project," he teased when talking to The Playlist this weekend. "The Jennifer Aniston-Love Hewitt/Brad Pitt project. It's all in claymation. Is that weird? And it's underwater."

Peter Dinklage Confirms Dominic Cooper For 'My Dinner With Hervé'

  • By Jen Vineyard
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  • November 10, 2011 1:28 PM
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Exclusive: Just because Peter Dinklage has appeared in an installment of "The Chronicles of Narnia" and won an Emmy for "Game of Thrones" does not automatically make him a fantasy fan -- but he is headed to Fantasy Island, thanks to "My Dinner with Hervé."

Looks Like Dominic Cooper Has Joined Peter Dinklage In Sacha Gervasi’s ‘My Dinner With Hervé'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 8, 2011 8:58 AM
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If you've been reading us for a while, you'll know that one project we've been closely following is Sacha Gervasi's gestating biopic-ish "My Dinner With Hervé." The "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" director has been trying to get the project off the ground for a while now and it's easy to see why -- it's a fascinating tale. The film revolves around the last days of Hervé Villechaize, aka Tattoo—the famous dwarf on TV’s “Fantasy Island.” Written by and based on Gervasi’s true-life experiences, ‘Herve’ is both personal and semi-autobiographical — Gervasi was actually the last journalist to interview Villechaize before he committed suicide in 1993. In fact, after essentially telling Gervasi his life story for a magazine feature profile piece and dredging up a lot of his painful past and upbringing, Villechaize killed himself just a few days later.

James McAvoy Reading Sacha Gervasi's 'My Dinner With Hervé'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2011 3:45 AM
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Semi-Autobiographical Film Based On Screenwriter's Last Interview With 'Fantasy Island' Star Hervé Villechaize & His Suicide Shortly ThereafterJames McAvoy certainly has more than a few options for films. The star of the upcoming "X-Men: First Class" will be filming the British crime thriller "Welcome to the Punch" this summer and is being courted by Joe Wright for "Anna Karenina" which will shoot this fall. But he's now eyeing another project that has been generating some heat among young actors around town.

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