Scarlett Johansson to play Janet Leigh in 'Making of Psycho'

scarlett-johansson-sept-2011-gi.jpgIf you Googled " Scarlett Johansson nude shower scene," you might be expecting different results than this: The "We Bought a Zoo" actress has been cast as Janet Leigh in "Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho," a behind-the-scenes look at Hitchcock's iconic film, reports the Hollywood Reporter.

Anthony Hopkins is set to play Hitchcock with Helen Mirren as his wife, Alma Reville. Actor James D'Arcy ("Cloud Atlas") has also reportedly signed on to play Anthony Perkins.   

The film is based on Stephen Rebello's 1990 nonfiction book by the same name, detailing Hitchcock's struggles with producing the 1960 horror film. Sacha Gervasi ("Anvil! The Story of Anvil") is directing, and production is scheduled to start in April.

Do you think ScarJo can play a convincing Janet Leigh?
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