Here’s something that ought to be of particular interest for our British audience – half of the Little Britain comedy team will dress in a brand new outfit, specifically the distinctive jowls of legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock. He directed a couple of films you might’ve heard of: Psycho, The Birds, North by Northwest… Strangers on a Train, Notorious, Vertigo, Dial M for Murder, To Catch a Thief… Rear Window, Rope, The Man Who Knew Too Much… yeah, just a couple.
Pasty and portly comic Matt Lucas is set to portray the master of suspense in a new film detailing the director’s early life in the East End of London, which would later inform many of his works. The film, as yet untitled, marks Lucas’ first major feature role (unless you count the straight-to-vid horror flick Cold & Dark) and will apparently also star Ewan McGregor. Hitchcock himself is also expected to make a cameo.
For those unhip/unBritish readers out there, Little Britain is an often hilarious