It just strikes me as weird knowing that several studios are making films that star someone playing as iconic director Alfred Hitchcock. A documentary wouldn’t be as surprising, but a real film with actors portraying the filmmaker is just flat out weird to me.
I still can’t get a grip on the idea of veteran actor Anthony Hopkins playing Hitchcock, which makes this new image all the weirder.
The film is simply titled Hitchcock and Sacha Gervasi is directing it. The film will tell the tale of Hitchcock and the relationship between him and his wife, played by Helen Mirren.
Here’s the first look of Hopkins as Hitchcock below (via People):