London : Veteran actor Anthony Hopkins has been roped in to play legendary director Alfred Hitchcock in a new biopic.
The film “Alfred Hitchcock & the Making of Psycho” is based on Stephen Rebello’s book of the same name and will be directed by Sasha Gervasi.
Actress Dame Helen Mirren is in talks to play Hitchcock’s wife, Alma Reville, according to CinemaBlend.com.
The film will chronicle Hitchcock’s experiences while filming the thriller “Psycho” in the late 1950s. “Psycho” became an instant classic when it was released in 1960 and many film fans claim it is the director’s greatest work, reports contactmusic.com.