News

Video Interview: Hitchcock Director Sacha Gervasi

Source:   Edward Douglas
November 21, 2012


There have been many great biopics about famous people we all think we know so well, and the best of them often find one particular pivotal period in that person's life that had a dramatic effect on their legacy.

That is the case with Hitchcock, the new film starring Anthony Hopkins as the legendary "master of suspense" Alfred Hitchcock, a filmmaker whose very name has become synonymous with dark and shadowy thrillers. What many may not know is how much his wife Alma Reville, played in the movie by Helen Mirren, contributed to and influenced everything he did, even doing rewrites on his scripts uncredited.

The film takes place during the period around the time when Hitchcock was inspired by the murders of Ed Gein and a book by Robert Bloch to make the movie Psycho, starring Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh and Vera Miles, played by James D'Arcy, Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Biel, respectively. At the same time, Alma was involved in a collaboration with another writer, played by Danny Huston, as jealousy flared due to the attention Hitch was paying to his buxom blonde starlets.

The movie is directed by Sacha Gervasi, who a couple years back made the rock documentary Anvil! The Story of Anvil, which introduced many people to the long-forgotten but heavily influential Canadian band Anvil.

This past weekend, ShockTillYouDrop.com sat down with Gervasi to talk about his narrative feature debut and you can watch the interview by clicking here.


| 1 comment | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

Academy Award Winner Adam Davidson to Direct The Walking Dead Companion Series Pilot
Full 16-Minute Quantum Break Gameplay Demo Online
The Nolans Do Not Have a Hand in the Upcoming DC Cinematic Universe
Paul Greengrass to Direct Berlin Wall Escape Tale The Tunnels
The Lord of the Rings' Billy Boyd Performs End Title Song for The Hobbit
Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis to Star in Showtime's Billions
Warner Bros. to Remake German Blockbuster, Who Am I
Warner Bros. Lands Will Eubank's World Breakers
Sebastian Stan Joins Meryl Streep in Ricki and the Flash
Exclusive Clip from Before I Go to Sleep
Seth Rogen, Will Ferrell, Megan Fox and More Join Franco's Zeroville
Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor Targeted for Suicide Squad
More Avengers: Age of Ultron Footage to Air During Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!
Go Into the Woods with a New Featurette
Nikita Star Lyndsy Fonseca Joins Marvel's Agent Carter
Lily James and Sam Claflin Join Their Finest Hour and a Half
NBC Announces Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas TV Special
CS Video: Shailene Woodley on Her New Drama, White Bird in a Blizzard

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners