Pictures from Alfred Hitchcock and The Making of Psycho

In case you don’t know, they’re making a movie about the making of the movie Psycho, based on the book Alfred Hitchcock and The Making of Psycho. It’s got quite an impressive cast list, too:

  • Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh
  • James D’Arcy as Anthony Perkins
  • Jessica Biel as Vera Miles
  • Helen Mirren as Alma Reville, Alfred Hitchcock’s wife
  • Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock
  • Toni Collette as Hitchcock’s trusted assistant, Peggy Robertson
  • Danny Huston as screenwriter Whitfield Cook (a friend of Reville)
  • Michael Stuhlbarg as agent and studio boss Lew Wasserman
  • Michael Wincott as Ed Gein
  • Ralph Macchio as screenwriter Joseph Stefano
  • Richard Portnow as Paramount Studios boss Barney Balaban
  • Wallace Langham as graphic designer Saul Bass
  • Kurtwood Smith as Geoffrey Shurlock.

Now photos are emerging of what people look like in character. Here’s Hopkins as Hitchcock:

Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock

Not bad, huh?

Scarlett Johnasson (with optional umbrella for the shower scene?) as Janet Leigh

Scarlett Johnasson as Janet Leigh

Jessica Biel as Vera Miles (obviously not in costume, though).

Jessica Biel as Vera Miles

Hair looks a bit dodgy if you ask me. What do you think, though?




  • Toby O'Brien

    I'm not keen on just that one photo of “Hitchcock”, probably because I'm watching episodes of his show every day thanks to Antenna TV over here.� But I do think Biehl as Vera Miles is rather good; it makes me think of�Miles' role from 'Columbo'…..

  • Toby O'Brien

    I'm not keen on just that one photo of “Hitchcock”, probably because I'm watching episodes of his show every day thanks to Antenna TV over here.� But I do think Biehl as Vera Miles is rather good; it makes me think of�Miles' role from 'Columbo'…..

  • Toby O'Brien

    I'm not keen on just that one photo of “Hitchcock”, probably because I'm watching episodes of his show every day thanks to Antenna TV over here.� But I do think Biehl as Vera Miles is rather good; it makes me think of�Miles' role from 'Columbo'…..

  • Lisa Rullsenberg

    Looks better than could have hoped – may even actually work.� I do love Hitchcock stuff though, so not sure how I feel about a making of the making of…