12 April 2012 12:26 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fox Searchlight Pictures and Montecito Pictures announced today that principal photography for the drama Hitchcock will start on April 13th in Los Angeles. The film will star Academy Award winners Sir Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock and Dame Helen Mirren as his wife, Alma. Sacha Gervasi, whose big screen debut, Anvil! the Story of Anvil won the 2010 Best Documentary Feature prize at the Independent Spirit Awards, will direct from a screenplay by John J. McLaughlin, revisions by Ryan Murphy, Stephen Rebello and Sacha Gervasi, based on the book Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Stephen Rebello. Ivan Reitman, Tom Pollock and Joe Medjuck of Montecito Pictures (Up in the Air) will produce along with Tom Thayer and Alan Barnette. Ali Bell and Richard Middleton will be executive producers. The film will be co-financed by Fox Searchlight Pictures and Cold Spring Pictures. Hitchcock will be released worldwide by Fox Searchlight Pictures. »

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