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Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and Scarlett Johansson appear in a poster for the 2012 film, Hitchcock. - Provided courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures
10/11/2012

The trailer for "Hitchcock," featuring Anthony Hopkins' transformation, Dame Helen Mirren's wit and Scarlett Johansson's shower scene, was released this week.

Principal photography for the film began on April 13 in Los Angeles. In the trailer, which was released by Fox Searchlight Pictures on October 10, Hopkins bears a striking resemblance to the influential director, who died in 1980.

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10/11/2012
Scarlett Johansson appears in a still from the 2012 film, Hitchcock. - Provided courtesy of none / The Montecito Picture Company / Fox Searchlight Pictures Anthony Hopkins and Scarlett Johansson star in 'Hitchcock,' which hits theaters on November 1, 2012.
04/19/2012
Anthony Hopkins appears in a promotional photo for Hitchcock. - Provided courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures

Sir Anthony Hopkins debuts his striking Alfred Hitchcock transformation for "Hitchcock," which began filming this month.

Principal photography for the film began on April 13 in Los Angeles. In the photo, which was released by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Hopkins bears a striking resemblance to the influential director, who died in 1980.

03/02/2012
Scarlett Johansson arrives for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 27, 2011. - Provided courtesy of Jonathan Selig / A.M.P.A.S.

Scarlett Johansson is set to star in the new film "Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of 'Psycho,'" alongside Oscar winners Sir Anthony Hopkins and Dame Helen Mirren.

Johansson, 27, will play actress Janet Leigh, who portrayed Marion Crane in the Oscar-nominated 1960 thriller, her spokesperson confirmed to OnTheRedCarpet.com on Friday, March 2. Hopkins has been cast as Hitchcock himself, while Mirren will play his wife, Alma, according to Variety, which first reported the news. James D'Arcy will play Leigh's co-star, Anthony Perkins, who played murderer Norman Bates in the original film, which contains an iconic naked shower scene.

11/24/2011
Anthony Hopkins talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Hollywood premiere of The Muppets. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Sir Anthony Hopkins has portrayed plenty of impressive roles in his career, but the Oscar-winning actor has big plans, which include "The Muppets."

"If they offered me [a Muppet movie], I'd do it!" Hopkins told OnTheRedCarpet.com at the film's Hollywood premiere. "I'd be Kermit's alter-ego... it's very psychological. I'm Kermit's alter-ego, or he's mine."

11/17/2011
Anthony Hopkins talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Hollywood premiere of The Muppets. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Anthony Hopkins says he would love to appear in the next 'Muppets' film.
05/07/2011
Anthony Hopkins in a still from the 2002 Touchstone Pictures film, Bad Company. - Provided courtesy of Photo courtesy of Touchstone Pictures

Anthony Hopkins is considering the role of Winston Churchill in Angelina Jolie's film project, "Churchill and Roosevelt," the actor told MTV.

"I might work with Angelina Jolie on 'Churchill and Roosevelt,'" Hopkins told MTV. "She's got a thing about Churchill. Angelina sent me a synopsis of the script yesterday, so that's in the offering as well."

01/29/2011
Anthony Hopkins in a still from the 2002 Touchstone Pictures film, Bad Company. - Provided courtesy of Photo courtesy of Touchstone Pictures

Anthony Hopkins says that if he weren't an actor, he would be a "burglar or seafarer," but instead the Oscar-winning actor is preparing to play Alfred Hitchcock in "Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of 'Psycho.'"

01/29/2011
Anthony Hopkins in a still from the 2011 film, The Rite. - Provided courtesy of Photo courtesy of New Line Cinema

Anthony Hopkins' new horror exorcism flick, "The Rite" has topped Friday's box office with an estimated $5.3 million from 3,022 theaters, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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