NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music is proud to announce the release of Danny Elfman's Original Motion Picture Soundtrack recording of HITCHCOCK on December 4, 2012. The film is a love story about one of the most influential filmmakers of the last century, Alfred Hitchcock, and his wife and partner Alma Reville. It takes place during the making of Hitchcock's seminal movie PSYCHO, widely regarded as one of the greatest films ever made and the subject of Stephen Rebello's highly praised book Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, on which the film HITCHCOCK is based. HITCHCOCK opens in select theatres November 23.
Sacha Gervasi has brought together a brilliant group of actors, including Academy Award winner
Anthony Hopkins in the role of
Alfred Hitchcock, Academy Award winner
Helen Mirren as his wife
Alma Reville, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee
Toni Collette as Hitchcock's assistant
Peggy Robertson, and for the actors who took the lead roles in PSYCHO,
Scarlett Johansson as
Jessica Biel as
Vera Miles and James D'Arcy as
Anthony Perkins. This is the directorial debut in a feature film for the multi-talented screenwriter, journalist and director
Gervasi, who is known for his Independent Spirit Award-winning documentary
Anvil: The Story of Anvil about the Canadian heavy metal band (
The Times: "possibly the greatest film yet made about rock and roll"), and also as the screenwriter of
Steven Spielberg's THE TERMINAL.