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Scarlett Johansson To Play Psycho Actress Janet Leigh

Scarlett Johansson is to take on the role of screen icon Janet Leigh in new movie 'The Making of Psycho'. The 'We Bought A Zoo' actress will appear alongside James D'Arcy, Anthony Hopkins and Dame...

Scarlett Johansson To Play Janet Leigh

Scarlett Johansson has been cast as screen icon Janet Leigh in 'The Making of Psycho'. The 'Avengers' actress will star alongside James D'Arcy, Anthony Hopkins and Dame Helen Mirren in the project, which is being...

Scarlett Johansson To Play Leigh In Psycho Tale

Scarlett Johansson is set to play Alfred Hitchcock's muse Janet Leigh in a movie about the making of classic horror Psycho.The Lost In Translation star will portray the screen icon in Alfred Hitchcock and the...

Alfred Hitchcock And Roald Dahl Turned Down Queen's Honours

Legendary director Alfred Hitchcock, author Roald Dahl and artist Lucian Freud are among the famous faces who have previously rejected honours from British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii.The Queen presents her list of honourees twice every...

George Clooney And Meryl Streep Victorious At Golden Globes

The close-run battle for the Best Picture Award at last night's Golden Globes was eventually won by The Descendants. The film, about a man trying to reconnect with his daughters after his wife has a...

Kim Novak Accuses Oscar-contender 'The Artist' Of Rape

Kim Novak has lashed out at the makers of the Oscar-tipped silent movie The Artist, Fox News has reported. The actress, 78, took out a full-page advert in Variety magazine, stating that Michael Hazanavicius had...

Celebrated Movie Violinist Israel Baker Dead At 92

Celebrated violinist Israel Baker, who helped create the eerie score for Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, has died, aged 92.Baker was the concertmaster for the orchestra that recorded the soundtrack for the classic 1960 movie and he...

Scientists Solve The Mystery Of The Birds

Scientists are confident they've solved a 50-year-old mystery that inspired director Alfred Hitchcock's movie The Birds.Following years of research into birds attacking humans and losing their bearings mid-flight, the boffins have ruled the creatures ate...

Helen Mirren To Play Hitchcock's Wife?

Dame Helen Mirren is set to play Alfred Hitchcock's wife in a new biopic.The 'Arthur' actress looks likely to join the cast of 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho' as Alma Reville alongside Sir...

Anthony Hopkins To Play Alfred Hitchcock

Anthony Hopkins has signed on to play legendary director Alfred Hitchcock in a new biopic.Alfred Hitchcock & the Making of Psycho is based on Stephen Rebello's book of the same name and the film will...

Controversial Hitchcock Biopic In Works

The BBC plans to air a movie based on Tippi Hedren's account of her relationship with Alfred Hitchcock when she was "discovered" by him to portray the lead character in the 1962 movie The Birds...

Tippi Hedren Thrilled By Sienna Miller Casting In Biopic

Actress Tippi Hedren is thrilled by the casting of British actress Sienna Miller in a new film about her relationship with legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock.The Birds star, who became the owner of a big cat...

Sienna Miller To Play Tippi Hedren In New Movie

Sienna Miller has reportedly signed up to bring movie legend Tippi Hedren back to the big screen in a new film about her relationship with Alfred Hitchcock.Hedren shot to fame as the star of the...

Ricki Lake Struggling On Dwts

Ricki Lake has threatened to quit 'Dancing with the Stars'. The talk show host - who is partnered with 26-year-old Derek Hough, a three-time champion - has topped the leader board in the previous two...

Alfred Hitchcock Taught Child Star Veronica Cartwright All About Wine And Steak

Actress Veronica Cartwright learned how to cook the perfect steak and pick fine wine from movie legend Alfred Hitchcock - when she was just 12 years old.The movie and TV veteran has exploded the Hollywood...

Lost Alfred Hitchcock Movie Found In Vault

A 'lost' movie by legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock has been found locked in a vault by researchers in New Zealand. The film, titled 'The White Shadow' was shot in 1923 and is thought to be...

Earliest Hitchcock Film Found

In what one film historian called "the missing link" between Alfred Hitchcock's early days in the movie business and his career as a celebrated director has been discovered in New Zealand. The first 30 minutes...

Alfred Hitchcock's Silent Films Set For Musical Make-over

A number of Alfred Hitchcock's early silent films are set for a musical make-over as part of London's 2012 Olympics celebrations.Some of the legendary director's rarely seen movies are being restored by experts at the...

Arthur Laurents West Side Story Writer Dies Aged 93

Arthur Laurents, the legendary American playwright best known for penning the classic musical 'West Side Story', has passed away at the aged of 93, reports the Associated Press. Arthur Laurents died at his home in...

50'S Star Farley Granger Dead At 85

Farley Granger, the handsome leading man who had a meteoric career in Hollywood in the late '40s and early '50s but became disillusioned with the studio system and ultimately found success performing in live television...

Farley Granger Dies In New York Aged 85

Farley Granger has died at the age of 85.Farley Granger, the Hollywood actor and star of stage and screen, passed away in New York yesterday from natural causes (28th March 2011), reports E! Online.The actor...

Original Psycho Score Up For Sale

The original score from Alfred Hitchcock classic Psycho has been put up for sale for $75,000 (£50,000).Norma Herrmann, widow of the film's composer Bernard Herrmann, is putting the 20-page manuscript on the market to raise...

Saint's Mum Helped Her Win North By Northwest Part

EVA MARIE SAINT has her mother to thank for helping her land her femme fatale role in NORTH BY NORTHWEST - she told the actress what to wear to impress ALFRED HITCHCOCK.Saint was desperate to...

Classic Films To Debut On Hulu Plus

Some of the greatest films ever produced will now become available for streaming on Hulu Plus, the $7.99-per-month subscription service launched last year by Hulu, the company owned jointly by Disney/ABC, Comcast/NBC Universal, News Corp./Fox,...

Christopher Lee Awarded Bafta Fellowship

Sir Christopher Lee will receive an Academy Fellowship at this year's Orange BAFTA Awards.The 'Dracula' star joins Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg and Charlie Chaplin on the list of fellows – awarded for recognition of outstanding...

Naomi Watts Joins J. Edgar

Naomi Watts is to star in Clint Eastwood's biopic 'J. Edgar'.The Australian actress will star as the FBI director John Edgar Hoover's secretary of 54 years Helen Gandy, who after his death destroyed his personal...

Hopkins In Talks To Play Hitchcock

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is in talks to tackle the role of ALFRED HITCHCOCK in a new biopic about the legendary moviemaker, according to a U.S. report.The Oscar-winning actor is said to have been approached to...

Baz Luhrmann To Shoot Great Gatsby In 3-D?

Baz Luhrmann is thinking about shooting 'The Great Gatsby' in 3-D.The Australian director - who is known for theatrical films such as 'Moulin Rouge' - said he has "workshopped" the idea to bring F. Scott...

Stuntman To Climb The 39 Steps

Veteran stuntman VIC ARMSTRONG is to make his feature film directorial debut by remaking ALFRED HITCHCOCK classic THE 39 STEPS.The filmmaker, who is most famous for stunts in films like Raiders of the Lost Ark...

Naomi Watts For The Birds Remake?

Naomi Watts hopes she can star in a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Birds'. The Australian actress reveals plans are afoot for a remake of the project, but no script has currently been written for...

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