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Tippi Hedren Sought Treatment For Exhaustion While Making The Birds

Actress TIPPI HEDREN sought treatment for exhaustion while making Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds because she was so traumatised by the abuse she experienced on the set.The former model landed her big acting break in Hitchcock's...

Hitchcock Trailer Explores Psycho; The Movie Nobody Wanted Alfred To Make

The trailer for 'Hitchcock' - director Sacha Gervasi's upcoming biopic of suspense director Alfred Hitchcock's relationship with his wife during the filming of his tour-de-force 'Psycho' - has hit the web. The actual movie is...

Tippi Hedren: 'Hitchcock's Wife Did Nothing To Stop My Emotional Torture'

Tippi Hedren once appealed to Alfred Hitchcock's wife for help in halting the director's emotional abuse, only to have her request completely snubbed.The veteran star, who worked with Hitchcock on 1963 classic The Birds and...

Alfred Hitchcock Gifted Melanie Griffith Creepy Mum Doll

Actress Melanie Griffith was left spooked after moviemaker Alfred Hitchcock gifted her a doll of her mum when she was a child.The filmmaker directed Tippi Hedren in The Birds and thought he'd found the perfect...

Dame Helen Mirren Receives European Film Award

Dame Helen Mirren is in quite possibly what some people could call the Regal phase of her career - apt given that she's played Queen Elizabeth II in the past. By this we mean that...

‘Hitchcock’ To Contend For This Year’S Oscars?

Alfred Hitchcock biopic ‘Hitchcock’ is set to be in line for an Oscar this year as Fox Searchlight reveals the 2012 release date.Fox Searchlight Pictures are known for producing and distributing independent, mainly British films...

Freddie Highmore To Play Norman Bates In Psycho Tv Series

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory star Freddie Highmore has landed the coveted role of serial killer Norman Bates in the new TV prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller Psycho.The former child star, now 20, will...

Brian De Palma Movie 'Passion' Is A "Sexy Murder Mystery"

It's 20 years since Brian De Palma made a foray into the world of the thriller movie. He returns to the genre with Passion, starring Rachel Mcadams and Noomi Rapace. The movie premiered at the...

Ashley Greene Couldn't Shower Home Alone After Psycho

Actress Ashley Greene has been left terrified of showering when she's home alone after watching Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller Psycho.The Twilight star admits she has been emotionally scarred ever since witnessing the famous shower scene,...

Who Will Pen 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Movie? We Look At The Runners And Riders

Fifty Shades Fever Continues! Hollywood's screenwriters will be eyeing up the lucrative adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey and four of them will be meeting with studio bosses to put their case forward to show...

Tippi Hedren Stunned By Toby Jones' Hitchcock

Actress Tippi Hedren froze with terror the first time she heard Toby Jones' pitch-perfect Alfred Hitchcock voice for new movie The Girl - because it brought back awful memories of her time with the movie...

Hbo To Film Docu-drama On Tippi Hendren's Life

Tippi Hendren has been back in the media recently blasting acclaimed director Alfred Hitchcock for the way he mistreated on set and supposedly 'ruined her career'. The star of Hitchcock's The Birds and Marnie, the...

Tippi Hedren: 'Hitchcock Was A Dangerous Deviant'

Actress Tippi Hedren has exposed her The Birds and Marnie director Alfred Hitchcock as a "dangerous deviant" who "ruined" her career in a shocking new Hbo panel discussion held to promote upcoming biopic The Girl.The...

Alfred Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' Becomes Bfi's Best Film Of All Time After 50 Years Of 'Citizen Kane' Dominance

In one the most prestigious surveys that can be conducted - far more prestigious than a supermarket satisfaction one - Alfred Hitchcock 's 'Vertigo' has topped Orson Welles 'Citizen Kane' to be named as the...

Vertigo Topples Citizen Kane As Best Film

Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1958 thriller Vertigo has ended Citizen Kane's choke hold on top of the British Film Institute's best film list.Bfi bosses poll experts once a decade and their latest survey has thrown up...

Tippi Hedren Insisted On Meeting Sienna Miller

Tippi Hedren insisted on meeting Sienna Miller before she began filming a new Alfred Hitchcock biopic as she wanted the British actress to portray her as "an extremely strong young woman".Miller was cast as Hedren...

Anthony Hopkins Doesn't Pursue Roles

Sir Anthony Hopkins never ''pursues'' interesting movie roles.The veteran actor can soon be seen playing legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock in 'Hitchcock' and though the part was initially offered to him several years ago, he didn't...

Anthony Hopkins Doesn't Pursue Roles

Sir Anthony Hopkins never ''pursues'' interesting movie roles.The veteran actor can soon be seen playing legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock in 'Hitchcock' and though the part was initially offered to him several years ago, he didn't...

Psycho Heading To Tv

TV bosses in America are on the hunt for a new Norman Bates to lead a small screen series based on Alfred Hitchcock's classic horror movie Psycho.Executives at U.S. network A&E are working on a...

Bond Producer's Daughter Not Surprised By Alfred Hitchcock Telegram

The daughter of legendary movie mogul Harry Saltzman insists 007 fans shouldn't be surprised to learn Alfred Hitchcock was considered to direct the first James Bond film - because her dad, his business partner Cubby...

Alfred Hitchcock Was In The Frame To Direct 007

Alfred Hitchcock was James Bond creator Ian Fleming's top pick to direct the first 007 film, according to a newly discovered letter.In a telegram sent to mutual friend and novelist Eric Ambler in 1959, Fleming...

Scarlett Johansson On Walk Of Fame Star: I'm Here To Stay

Scarlett Johansson says she is thrilled after receiving a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. The Lost in Translation actress - who currently stars as the Black Widow in the all-conquering Avengers movie - joked...

Dev Patel Lands Defiant Role

Dev Patel and Toni Collette have joined the cast of 'Defiant'. The 'Muriel's Wedding' actress and the 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' star will take leading roles in the movie based on the true story of...

Toni Collette To Star In The Way, Way Back

Toni Collette is set to star in 'The Way, Way Back'.The 'Muriel's Wedding' actress is in talks to sign up for Oscar-winning writers Jim Rash and Nat Faxon's directorial debut, which will reunite her with...

Scarlett Johansson Hoping To Sign For Avengers Sequel

Avengers Assemble hasn't even hit the cinema screens yet but one of its stars has already hinted that there may well be a sequel for fans to look forward to. In an interview with Access...

Toni Collette Is Selling San Francisco Home

Toni Collette is selling her San Francisco home for over $1.3 million.The 'Muriel's Wedding' star and her husband Dave Galafassi have decided they no longer want the 2,136 square foot Spanish-style property and have listed...

Toni Collette Lands Making With Psycho Role?

Toni Collette is in negotiations to star in 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho'. The 'Muriel's Wedding' actress is set to play Alfred's long-time assistant and friend Peggy Robertson if talks are completed, with...

Jessica Biel & Scarlett Johansson To Play Psycho Stars Mills & Leigh

Jessica Biel and fellow movie pin-up Scarlett Johansson have signed on to play the leading ladies of Alfred Hitchcock's thriller Psycho in a new movie about the making of the classic.Biel, who is engaged to...

Jessica Biel To Play Vera Miles In Making Of Psycho

Jessica Biel has signed up to play Vera Miles in 'Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho'. The 'A-Team' actress is joining an all-star cast including Scarlett Johansson as screen icon Janet Leigh and Sir...

Scarlett Johansson Lined Up For New 'Psycho' Movie

Scarlett Johansson is set to take on the role of Janet Leigh in new Hitchcock biopic 'Making of Psycho'. Scarlett Johansson will be appearing as the actress who played the original and famous 'shower' victim...

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