Watch Anthony Hopkins as Hitchcock in biopic trailer

LOS ANGELES, Oct 12 — The first trailer for the Hitchcock biopic sheds light on the English filmmaker's battle to shoot the Hollywood classic Psycho.

In Sacha Gervasi's Hitchcock, Anthony Hopkins, who underwent a physical transformation to play the role, plays a director obsessed with his art who has to fight with Hollywood's studios to produce what would become his most famous work.

The trailer also delves into his professional collaboration with his wife and scriptwriter Alma, portrayed by Helen Mirren. Scarlett Johansson plays the woman in the shower, actress Janet Leigh.

Hitchcock is set to hit theaters on November 23 in North America and in early 2013 in Europe. — AFP-Relaxnews



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