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Tippi Hedren Insisted On Meeting Sienna Miller

16th July 2012

Tippi Hedren insisted on meeting Sienna Miller before she began filming a new Alfred Hitchcock biopic as she wanted the British actress to portray her as "an extremely strong young woman".Miller was cast as Hedren...

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Anthony Hopkins Doesn't Pursue Roles

14th July 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins never ''pursues'' interesting movie roles.The veteran actor can soon be seen playing legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock in 'Hitchcock' and though the part was initially offered to him several years ago, he didn't...

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Anthony Hopkins Doesn't Pursue Roles

14th July 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins never ''pursues'' interesting movie roles.The veteran actor can soon be seen playing legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock in 'Hitchcock' and though the part was initially offered to him several years ago, he didn't...

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Psycho Heading To Tv

3rd July 2012

TV bosses in America are on the hunt for a new Norman Bates to lead a small screen series based on Alfred Hitchcock's classic horror movie Psycho.Executives at U.S. network A&E are working on a...

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Bond Producer's Daughter Not Surprised By Alfred Hitchcock Telegram

21st May 2012

The daughter of legendary movie mogul Harry Saltzman insists 007 fans shouldn't be surprised to learn Alfred Hitchcock was considered to direct the first James Bond film - because her dad, his business partner Cubby...

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Alfred Hitchcock Was In The Frame To Direct 007

16th May 2012

Alfred Hitchcock was James Bond creator Ian Fleming's top pick to direct the first 007 film, according to a newly discovered letter.In a telegram sent to mutual friend and novelist Eric Ambler in 1959, Fleming...

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Scarlett Johansson On Walk Of Fame Star: I'm Here To Stay

3rd May 2012

Scarlett Johansson says she is thrilled after receiving a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. The Lost in Translation actress - who currently stars as the Black Widow in the all-conquering Avengers movie - joked...

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Dev Patel Lands Defiant Role

24th April 2012

Dev Patel and Toni Collette have joined the cast of 'Defiant'. The 'Muriel's Wedding' actress and the 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' star will take leading roles in the movie based on the true story of...

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Fascinating Fact 13278

20th April 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins has shown off his dramatic transformation into Alfred Hitchcock for an upcoming movie about the making of Psycho. Wearing a prosthetic double chin, the actor looks uncannily like the horror director as...

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Toni Collette To Star In The Way, Way Back

18th April 2012

Toni Collette is set to star in 'The Way, Way Back'.The 'Muriel's Wedding' actress is in talks to sign up for Oscar-winning writers Jim Rash and Nat Faxon's directorial debut, which will reunite her with...

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Fascinating Fact 13255

17th April 2012

Legendary moviemaker Alfred Hitchcock will be honoured with a special arts event in London later this year (12). The British Film Institute will stage screenings of 58 of Hitchcock's works.

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Scarlett Johansson Hoping To Sign For Avengers Sequel

16th April 2012

Avengers Assemble hasn't even hit the cinema screens yet but one of its stars has already hinted that there may well be a sequel for fans to look forward to. In an interview with Access...

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Toni Collette Is Selling San Francisco Home

5th April 2012

Toni Collette is selling her San Francisco home for over $1.3 million.The 'Muriel's Wedding' star and her husband Dave Galafassi have decided they no longer want the 2,136 square foot Spanish-style property and have listed...

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Toni Collette Lands Making With Psycho Role?

22nd March 2012

Toni Collette is in negotiations to star in 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho'. The 'Muriel's Wedding' actress is set to play Alfred's long-time assistant and friend Peggy Robertson if talks are completed, with...

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Jessica Biel & Scarlett Johansson To Play Psycho Stars Mills & Leigh

21st March 2012

Jessica Biel and fellow movie pin-up Scarlett Johansson have signed on to play the leading ladies of Alfred Hitchcock's thriller Psycho in a new movie about the making of the classic.Biel, who is engaged to...

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Jessica Biel To Play Vera Miles In Making Of Psycho

21st March 2012

Jessica Biel has signed up to play Vera Miles in 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho'. The 'A-Team' actress is joining an all-star cast including Scarlett Johansson as screen icon Janet Leigh and Sir...

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Scarlett Johansson Lined Up For New 'Psycho' Movie

4th March 2012

Scarlett Johansson is set to take on the role of Janet Leigh in new Hitchcock biopic 'Making of Psycho'. Scarlett Johansson will be appearing as the actress who played the original and famous 'shower' victim...

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Scarlett Johansson Cast As Psycho Star

2nd March 2012

Scarlett Johansson has been cast as the actress Janet Leigh in the forthcoming movie Alfred Hitchcock and The Making of Psycho. The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Johansson will star in the film alongside Helen...

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Scarlett Johansson To Play Psycho Actress Janet Leigh

2nd March 2012

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...

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Scarlett Johansson To Play Janet Leigh

2nd March 2012

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...

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Scarlett Johansson To Play Leigh In Psycho Tale

2nd March 2012

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...

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Alfred Hitchcock And Roald Dahl Turned Down Queen's Honours

26th January 2012

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...

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George Clooney And Meryl Streep Victorious At Golden Globes

16th January 2012

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...

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

10th January 2012

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...

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Celebrated Movie Violinist Israel Baker Dead At 92

9th January 2012

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...

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Scientists Solve The Mystery Of The Birds

30th December 2011

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...

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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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Anthony Hopkins To Play Alfred Hitchcock

8th December 2011

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...

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Controversial Hitchcock Biopic In Works

7th December 2011

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...

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Tippi Hedren Thrilled By Sienna Miller Casting In Biopic

5th December 2011

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...

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