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Jessica Biel Joins Hitchcock Film

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15:  Actress Jessica Biel arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

For those of you keeping track at home: In the next year, we're going to get two behind-the-scenes movies about Alfred Hitchcock and his leading ladies. First, there's The Girl, which stars Toby Jones as Hitchcock and Sienna Miller as Tippi Hedren; that one is circa The Birds. Meanwhile, the even starrier Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho is filling up, adding Jessica Biel as Vera Miles. Deadline reported the news and said Biel beat out several actresses for the hotly pursued role, which ... everyone wanted to play Vera Miles, really? Then again, it's a great cast so far, with Anthony Hopkins as Hitchcock, Helen Mirren as his wife Alma, and Scarlett Johansson prepping for one last shower as Janet Leigh.

Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images