Do You Recognize Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock?

04/18/2012 at 04:05 PM EDT

Anthony Hopkins, Alfred Hitchcock: Making of Psycho
Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock
Courtesy of FOX Searchlight Pictures
Sir Anthony Hopkins won an Oscar for playing one of the biggest psychos of all time, Hannibal Lecter, in 1991's The Silence of the Lambs.

Now he's playing the man who directed the movie that had all of America screaming, Alfred Hitchcock, at the time the Hollywood legend was making his classic 1960 film Psycho.

Here, in this first look from the movie Hitchcock, which began shooting last Friday (Hitch would have loved the date, Friday the 13th), Hopkins, 74, is seen as the bald, portly and droll 60-year-old.

Do You Recognize Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock?| The Silence of the Lambs, Movie News, Alfred Hitchcock, Anthony Hopkins, Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles

Alfred Hitchcock

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Also in Hitchcock, which is being directed by Sacha Gervasi, is Helen Mirren as the director's stalwart wife, Alma; Scarlett Johansson as Psycho's short-lived leading lady Janet Leigh (who takes a famous shower); Jessica Biel as actress Vera Miles (who played the sister of the Leigh character); and James D'Arcy as Psycho's leading man Anthony Perkins (who played mama's boy Norman Bates.)

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