Taking on a Hitchcock title borders on cinematic heresy for many. Yet the new version of “The Lady Vanishes” is not trying to remake the master’s 1938 version.
Airing Sunday on PBS (check local listings), “The Lady Vanishes: Masterpiece Mystery!” hews closer to the novel than the film, but the basic story is the same. It’s a film shot rich with ambers and shadows, perfect for… Continue reading 'The Lady Vanishes': Alfred Hitchcock classic gets the 'Masterpiece Mystery' treatment
At least it isn’t “Psycho” “Rear Window.” According to Variety, DreamWorks has begun plans to remake the Alfred Hitchcock classic “Rebecca” with “History of Violence” screenwriter Steven Knight.
Knight — Oscar nominated for writing “Dirty Pretty Things” in 2002, and also responsible for the David Cronenberg film “Eastern Promises” — will apparently go back to the Daphne DuMaurier source novel for his adaptation, and not work directly off Hitchcock’s moody thriller.
The… Continue reading 'Rebecca' Remake: Alfred Hitchcock's Only Oscar Winner Gets Re-Commissioned By DreamWorks
Violinist Israel Baker, who helped score films such as “Psycho” and “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,” died on Christmas Day at the age of 92.
As the Los Angeles Times points out, Baker was best known for his work in the famous shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho.” The musician was the lead violinists on the legendary score, that’s been ranked alongside ‘Jaws’ as one of the… Continue reading Israel Baker Dead: Violinist for Alfred Hitchcock's 'Psycho' Score Dies at 92 (VIDEO)
In what seems like a casting call made in Heaven, Sir Anthony Hopkins is in talks to portray legendary The Birds director Alfred Hitchcock on the big screen, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Hopkins is being courted to play the portly Master of Suspense in Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, an adaptation of [...] Continue reading Anthony Hopkins Alfred Hitchcock Biopic
Alfred Molina is joining the cast of Dick Wolf’s Law & Order: Los Angeles (LOLA) as Deputy DA Morales, series producers said Saturday.The Frida star, 57, joins Skeet Ulrich, who will appear as a LAPD detective on the series which — like it predecessors highlights the work of the police and prosecutors. Molina also [...] Continue reading Alfred Molina “Law & Order: Los Angeles” As Deputy DA Morales