Anthony Hopkins and Scarlett Johansson recreate the Psycho shower scene in the first clip from Hitchcock

As British filmmaker Sacha Gervasi’s Hitchcock gears up for a North American release later this month, Fox Searchlight has released the first clip from the hotly-anticipated film, which sees Anthony Hopkins (Alfred Hitchcock) and Scarlet Johansson (Janet Leigh) recreating one of the most iconic scenes in cinema history – the shower scene from Psycho.

Described as a love-story between Hitch and his wife and muse Alma Reville (Helen Mirren), Hitchcock is based upon Stephen Rebello’s book Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho and features a solid supporting cast that includes Jessica Biel (Total Recall), James D’Arcy (Cloud Atlas), Toni Collette (Fright Night), Danny Huston (Wrath of the Titans), Michael Stuhlbarg (Men in Black 3), Kurtwood Smith (RoboCop), Richard Portnow (se7en), Michael Wincott (The Crow) and Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid).

Take a look at the short clip here…

Hitchcock is set for release in North America on November 23rd and is due to arrive in the UK on February 8th, 2013.

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