Anthony Hopkins To Play Alfred Hitchcock On Big Screen?January 23rd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey
Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If reports are to be believed then a film on the legendary Alfred Hitchcock is going to be made which will have none other than Sir Anthony Hopkins himself starring in the role of the Alfred Hitchcock. The ace Hollywood actor reportedly has been considered for the film where he will play the lead role. The film will be based on the life of the legend who is credited with the bringing the most intense films in Hollywood history.
According to reports, the project will be based on the 1998 book named ‘Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho’ written by Stephen Rebello which exclusively deals with the life story of the veteran. The plot is mainly going to be dealt with Alfred Hitchcock’s decision to make a movie like “Psycho” which has remained a cult flick with the viewers and with what he had to undergo while making the film which he had not expected to harvest such unbelievable results. Buzz in Hollywood also has it that the movie may also focus on the personal life of the filmmaker showing his relationship with his wife Alma Reville. Rumors are surfacing that Academy Award-winning actor Anthony Hopkins is currently involved in fixing things with the production company Montecito and if everything goes well then the academy award winning actor will be seen portraying the role of Alfred Hitchcock.
Reportedly John McLaughlin who was the co-writer for “Black Swan” is going to write the screenplay for the movie. The whole project is expected to be dealt by Paramount Pictures and in all chances will be directed by Sacha Gervasi.
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