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Ben Wheatley Wasn't 'Haunted' By Hitchcock On Rebecca

Ben Wheatley was not "haunted" by Alfred Hitchcock when filming 'Rebecca'.The 48-year-old director has helmed a new take on the romantic thriller, which had been adapted for the big screen by the 'Master of Suspense'...

Actress Nova Pilbeam Dead At 95

The British actress passed away on 16 July (15), but no further details about her death were available as WENN went to press. Pilbeam rose to fame as a child star with...

Woody Allen Dreams Of Perfect Murder

The moviemaker admits he has always been fascinated by crime and murder and he often falls asleep while planning a chilling killing. He tells WENN, "I learned everything I know about crime...

Michael Bay Developing The Birds Remake - Report

Sources claim Naomi Watts is the frontrunner to land the role Tippi Hedren played in the 1963 original, which Hitchcock adapted from a Daphne du Maurier short story. Insiders tell Variety.com that...

Pamela Anderson Strips For Peta's Psycho Ad

The former Baywatch star recreated the most famous scene from Alfred Hitchcock's thriller Psycho to highlight the needless water use surrounding animal agriculture. The campaign, 'Make a splash for the environment -...

Benjamin Millepied To Present Vertigo-inspired Ballet Piece At Cannes

The dancer, director of the Paris Opera Ballet, has centred the five-minute piece around a sequence in 1958 thriller, featuring James Stewart and Kim Novak. The performance, set to the sounds of...

Tippi Hedren Pays Tribute To Hitchcock & The Birds With Jungle Gym

Actress Tippi Hedren has erected a replica of the jungle gym that features prominently in her classic Alfred Hitchcock film The Birds at her big cat sanctuary in rural California.The metal frame, complete with a...

Olivier Dahan: Grace Kelly And Nicole Kidman Have Similar Struggles

Director Olivier Dahan says Nicole Kidman was perfect for 'Grace of Monaco' since they shared similar marital struggles.The filmmaker's latest project opened the Cannes Film Festival earlier this month and tells the story of...

Kirsten Dunst: 'I Could Handle Hitchcock'

Kirsten Dunst insists she could've handled working with Alfred Hitchcock. The 32-year-old actress has been referred to as a ''classic Hitchcock blonde'' a number of times throughout her career, and although the legendary director of...

Eva Marie Saint Discusses Marlon Brando, Cary Grant & Paul Newman On Upcoming Tcm Interview

Eva Marie Saint's upcoming appearance on TCM on Monday night (31st March) promises to restore our faith in Hollywood. The actress, who will celebrate her 90th birthday in July, has sat down with presenter Robert...

Alfred Hitchcock's Lost Holocaust Documentary To Air

Alfred Hitchcock's lost documentary about the horrors of the Holocaust is to be screened in full for the first time.The legendary moviemaker created the documentary using footage filmed during the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp...

Which Role Will Ed Lauter Be Remembered For?

The sad news that Ed Lauter had passed away hit the mainstream media on Wednesday (October 16, 2013), as his characteristic and unique roles started flooding into the zeitgeist. During a career that spanned five...

Kim Novak Defends Under-fire Alfred Hitchcock

Veteran actress Kim Novak has spoken out to defend legendary director Alfred Hitchcock amid allegations he preyed on female actresses, insisting he was the perfect gentleman on set.Actress Tippi Hedren hit headlines last year (12)...

Cannes Thief Makes Off With More Than $53 Million In Jewels

Cannes is usually associated with glitz and glamour; a sunning spot for some of the world's most powerful people and the biggest stars in Hollywood. Things became much more 'Hollywood' on Sunday (28 July) however,...

Psycho Slasher Moment Named Best Bathroom Scene

The terrifying moment Norman Bates knifes to death a motel guest in Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece Psycho has been voted the best movie bathroom scene of all time.The skin-crawling shower scene, featuring Anthony Perkins as knife-wielding...

The Girl Leads Bafta Tv Nominations

Sienna Miller's Alfred Hitchcock drama The Girl looks set to be a big hit at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Tv Awards after scoring four nominations.The Alfie star plays actress...

Skyfall Included In Barry Norman's Top 49 British Movies Of All Time

Esteemed movie critic and broadcaster Barry Norman has unveiled his Top 49 movies of all time for a Radio Times supplement. The list, which does not rank films in order, includes works from 75 years...

Driven To The Brink: Tippi Hedren And Alfred Hitchock, Documented In The Girl

“To be the object of someone’s obsession is horrible,” said Tippi Hedren, the actress who was very much the object of Alfred Hitchcock’s affections, for a large part of his career. Hedren’s tale of abuse...

Anthony Hopkins Refused To Gain Weight To Play Alfred Hitchcock

Sir Anthony Hopkins refused to pile on the pounds to play Alfred Hitchcock in a new biopic as he feared he would struggle to slim down after the shoot.The actor, who stunned fans in 2009...

Is Sacha Gervasi's 'Hitchcock' Really Generating Oscars Buzz?

Read anything on Sacha Gervasi's new movie Hitchcock, starring Sir Anthony Hopkins as the legendary Hollywood director, and you'll probably come across the phrases "Oscars buzz" and "Oscar tipped." The movie has enjoyed decent reviews...

Helen Mirren Reveals Her Forgettable Meeting With Alfred Hitchcock

Regardless of being dead for over thirty years, Alfred Hitchcock is still one of Hollywood's biggest names and with a host of biopics set to be released about the late director's life on both the...

Hitchcock: Hit Or Miss? Let's Take A Look At The Reviews

Alfred Hitchcock, one of cinema's greatest icons, has an enormous portfolio of incredible hits. He can claim North by Northwest, Hitchcock's Half Hour (which became something of an institution), The 39 Steps, The Man Who...

Hot Tickets! This Weekend’S Us Movie Releases

It’s slim pickings this week, in terms of big budget movies, as the industry winds down a little over the festive period (though prepare yourselves for the usual onslaught of Christmassy slush hitting the big...

Hitchcock Heads To The Big Screen On The Wave Of Critical Endorsement

It was always going to be a tough order to pull off an homage to the great Alfred Hitchcock, but Sacha Gervasi has largely gained kudos from the reviewers for having a going at it,...

'Hitchcock' And His 'Psycho', The Film That Keeps On Giving

Over 50 years on since Psycho was unleashed upon the world, and the influence of the film can still be seen in thrillers and horrors across the planet, such was the impact that legendary movie...

Retro Glamour: Scarlett Johansson Looking Stunning As Janet Leigh In 'Hitchcock'

Scarlett Johansson is the focus of a new string of photos to be released from Hitchcock – the new movie based on Alfred Hitchcock’s relationship with his wife. The movie centres on the period of...

Scarlett Johansson Tattoo - Ribcage Ink Reads 'Lucky You' But What Does It Mean?

What’s this? A new Scarlett Johansson tattoo?It looks as though the Hitchcock actress has decided to add to her collection of body art with a rudimentary horseshoe, with the words ‘Lucky You’ inscribed above it....

Sienna Miller Applauded For Standout Performance As Tippi Hedren In 'The Girl'

Sienna Miller has received mass praise for her role as 60's screen siren Tippi Hedren in the HBO special 'The Girl'. 'The Girl' will air on HBO this coming Saturday (Oct 20) and will follow...

Alfred Hitchock And Tippi Hedren's Torturous Relationship Unveiled In Hbo's 'The Girl'

HBO’s The Girl tells the tale of Alfred Hitchcock’s relationship with the screen star Tippi Hedren - played by Sienna Miller. The story itself seems to be the real winner here; the TV movie explores...

Sienna Miller Talks Hitchcock Ahead Of 'The Girl'

Sienna Miller plays Tippi Hedren in 'The Girl' - a film that delves into the intricacies of the actress's relationship with Alfred Hitchcock. In an interview with Reuters, Sienna talks candidly about the subject matter...

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