Kelly Khumalo says Bafana Bafana captain and boyfriend Senzo Meyiwa took his last breath in her arms

Oscar Pistorius reportedly messaged former British model Katie Price during his murder trial

Toni Collette in Making of Psycho talks

2012-03-24 16:58
 
Toni Collette
Los Angeles - Toni Collette is in negotiations to star in Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho.

The Muriel's Wedding actress is set to play Alfred's long-time assistant and friend Peggy Robertson if talks are completed, with other stars including Michael Stuhlbarg, Danny Huston and Michael Wincott also possibly on for parts.

Acclaim

Toni is the latest in a number of big names to enrol for the Sacha Gervasi-directed movie; Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel, Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Anthony Hopkins are all taking part.

Those behind the film are hoping it will receive the same kind of acclaim given to behind-the-scenes movie My Week with Marilyn, which gained Michelle Williams an Oscar nomination.

Scarlett is playing the role of actress Janet Leigh - the lead actress in the 1960 horror movie - while Jessica is taking the part of Vera Miles, who played her sister Lila Kane.

Anthony is playing Hitchcock, while British actress Helen, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth, will play his wife.

The script for Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho has been written by Black Swan scribe John McLaughlin, and adapted by the book by Stephen Rebello.

- BangShowBiz

NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

In keeping with the theme of this week, we put together five horror movies that you have to see this week. Read More »
Add your review

Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow is to play a "very big" part in upcoming Avengers sequel, Avengers: Age of Ultron. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.