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Hitchcock Star Struggled With Anthony Perkins Research

22nd November 2012

Actor James D'arcy struggled to perfect his portrayal of U.S. star Anthony Perkins in new movie Hitchcock because the only interviews he could find were conducted in French.D'Arcy bears a striking resemblance to Alfred Hitchcock's...

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Jessica Biel To Join Cast For Psycho Biopic

22nd March 2012

Jessica Biel is set to co-star in the upcoming SACHA GERVAISI release Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho according to In the same vein as the Oscar nominated My Week With Marilyn, the...

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Whitney Houston Owned Ginger Rogers' Dancing Shoes

29th February 2012

Whitney Houston's estate contains a pair of Ginger Rogers' dancing shoes personally signed by the screen icon.The late singer was a huge fan of classic Hollywood movies and like her godmother Aretha Franklin - who...

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Helen Mirren To Play Hitchcock's Wife?

8th December 2011

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...

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Paxton Bribed Psycho Director

8th August 2007

Actor BILL PAXTON was so keen to land the role in PSYCHO lll, he bribed ANTHONY PERKINS with chocolates and a personalised card. Paxton admits he brought gifts to his audition for the 1986...

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'Psycho' Son Dedicates Album To 9/11 Mother

6th July 2007

The singer/songwriter son of PSYCHO star ANTHONY PERKINS has dedicated his debut album to the memory of his mum, who was killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City. ELVIS PERKINS lost his...

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Psycho House To Make Way For New Homes

8th December 2006

The house made famous by ALFRED HITCHCOCK's classic thriller PSYCHO is to be moved to make way for thousands of new homes as part of Universal Studios' redevelopment programme. The property, where JANET LEIGH's character...

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Bonzo Screenwriter Dead At 92

30th May 2006

BEDTIME FOR BONZO screenwriter TED BERKMAN has lost his battle with cancer. He was 92. The acclaimed author also wrote the screenplay for baseball classic FEAR STRIKES OUT, which was a hit for ANTHONY PERKINS...

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Psycho Star 'Addicted To Drugs'

8th April 2006

Late PSYCHO star ANTHONY PERKINS was so addicted to cannabis he wore a mask to enable him to breathe in as much marijuana smoke as possible, according to a new biography. CHARLES WINECOFF's book ANTHONY...

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Lecter Beats Vader In Battle Of The Bad Guys

27th March 2006

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS' portrayal of sinister cannibal HANNIBAL LECTER has topped DARTH VADER and FREDDY KRUEGER in a new hip-hop magazine poll to find the ultimate movie bad guy. Vibe magazine editors call THE SILENCE...

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Tab Hunter: `I Had A Gay Romance With Anthony Perkins'

11th June 2005

PSYCHO star ANTHONY PERKINS lived a secret gay life at the height of his movie career, according to 50s movie star TAB HUNTER, who claims he once romanced the actor. Perkins is one of...

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Brando Speech Tops Movie Lines Poll

23rd July 2004

MARLON BRANDO's "I could been a contender" speech in ON THE WATERFRONT has been voted the best movie line ever in a new poll. Editors at America's ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY put Brando's TERRY MALLOY monologue...

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Perkins' Hacienda Up For Sale

4th February 2004

The Hollywood Hills home of late PSYCHO star ANTHONY PERKINS has been placed on the market for just under $2.4 million (GBP1.4 million). Perkins died from AIDS complications at the age of 60 in...

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