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Anthony Hopkins Circling Hitchcock Biopic

Anthony Hopkins, famed onscreen cannibal, is in talks to portray Alfred Hitchcock in an upcoming biopic, Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, an adaptation of the Stephen Rebello book of the same name. Sacha Gervasi, who helmed Anvil! The Story of Anvil, is in talks to direct, and Black Swan screenwriter John McLaughlin wrote the script. The story focuses on how Hitchcock, at the top of his directing game, decided to make a "lowly" self-financed horror movie, which of course became a pretty big deal. At the time, he was also working on his relationship with his wife. However, Hopkins was previously attached to a different incarnation of the adaptation, which had Ryan Murphy tied to it as director. That one didn't happen, but here's hoping this one will. [Heat Vision/HR]