HITCHCOCK is an upcoming biographical drama directed by Sacha Gervasi (Anvil! The Story of Anvil) and written by John McLaughlin (Black Swan), based on Stephen Rebello’s non-fiction book “Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho”.
The cast includes Anthony Hopkins (as the iconic filmmaker), Helen Mirren (as Alma Hitchcock), Scarlett Johansson (as Janet Leigh), Danny Huston, Toni Collette, Jessica Biel (as Vera Miles), Michael Stuhlbarg, James D’Arcy, Michael Wincott, Richard Portnow, and Kurtwood Smith.
The story centers on the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock (Hopkins) and his wife Alma Reville (Mirren) during the making of Psycho, spanning from Wisconsin murderer Ed Gein, the real-life inspiration for the character of Norman Bates, to the release of the groundbreaking film in 1960.
- via Apple