Claudia Lewis, President of Production and David Greenbaum, Senior Vice President of Production are overseeing the project for Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Hitchcock is a love story about one of the most influential filmmakers of the last century, Alfred Hitchcock and his wife and partner Alma Reville. The film takes place during the making of Hitchcock's seminal movie Psycho.
The film will also star Scarlett Johansson (Lost In Translation) as Janet Leigh, James D'Arcy (Master and Commander: The Far Side Of The World) as Anthony Perkins, Jessica Biel (The Illusionist) as Vera Miles, Michael Stuhlbarg (A SERIOUS MAN) as Lew Wasserman, Toni Collette (Little Miss Sunshine) as Hitchcock's secretary Peggy, Michael Wincott (The Count Of Monte Cristo) as Ed Gein, Kurtwood Smith (To Die For) as Geoffrey Shurlock, Richard Portnow (The Constant Gardener) as Barney Balaban and Danny Huston (The Constant Gardener) as Whitfield Cook.
Sir Anthony Hopkins received the Academy Award for Best Actor for Silence of the Lambs and subsequent nominations for The Remains of the Day and Nixon. Hopkins has previously starred in Hannibal, Meet Joe Black, Instinct, Titus, Howards End, Dracula, Legends of the Fall and The Road to Wellville.
Dame Helen Mirren received the Academy Award for Best Actress for The Queen and was also nominated for The Last Station. She has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress for The Madness of King George and Gosford Park. Most recently, she starred in The Debt. Mirren played the iconic role of Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison over seven miniseries in the acclaimed British drama Prime Suspect.
Sacha Gervasi made his feature film directorial debut with the Independent Spirit Award winning Anvil! the Story of Anvil in 2009. He began his career as a screenwriter with the film The Big Tease with Craig Ferguson, and later, he scripted the screenplay for Steven Spielberg's The Terminal in 2004.