For movie buffs everywhere, director Sacha Gervasi's Alfred Hitchcock biopic, simply titled Hitchcock, should be one of the most intriguing film projects currently in development. Instead of taking a typical biopic route, Hitchcock centers squarely on the making of the director’s most famous picture, Psycho. Now, courtesy of People, we have our first look at Anthony Hopkins as the Master of Suspense himself.

With his prosthetics and makeup applied, Hopkins shares an eerie resemblance to the director, and in that famous Hitchcock profile, they're nearly identical.The real test, however, will be when we finally see him acting as Hitchcock, who had a very distinct speaking style and mannerisms that will be vital for Hopkins to duplicate.

Hitchcock also stars Helen Mirren as his wife, Alma; Scarlett Johansson as the star of Psycho, Janet LeighJessica Biel as Vera Miles; and James D’Arcy as Anthony Perkins, who played Norman Bates in Psycho.

[via People