Scarlett Johansson Unafraid to Film Psycho's Iconic Shower Scene for Hitchcock

Say, “Ahhhhhh!”

Scarlett Johansson is a scream as Psycho star Janet Leigh in her new film, Hitchcock, which tells the story of the making of the classic horror movie in 1959.

Filming Pyscho’s iconic shower scene had its challenges, Johansson 27, tells V magazine in a new interview.

Jessica Biel and Scarlett Johansson Star in Hitchcock

To star in the upcoming Hitchcock, and had to channel classic Hollywood glam – well, at least one of them.

In the film, which tells the story of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock’s life and marriage at the time he was making his 1960 horror classic Psycho, Johansson, 27, and Biel, 30, play the parts of that film’s leading ladies, Janet Leigh and Vera Miles, respectively.

Do You Recognize Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock?

Sir Anthony Hopkins won an Oscar for playing one of the biggest psychos of all time, Hannibal Lecter, in 1991’s The Silence of the Lambs.

Now he’s playing the man who directed the movie that had all of America screaming, Alfred Hitchcock, at the time the Hollywood legend was making his classic 1960 film Psycho.

Scarlett Johansson Is Stepping into the Psycho Shower

Famed Psycho Star Janet Leigh Dies at 77

Janet Leigh, who took the most famous shower in movie history – in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 Psycho – died at her Beverly Hills home on Sunday, a publicist for her daughter, Jamie Lee Curtis, confirmed Monday morning to the Associated Press. She was 77.

Leigh’s husband (since 1962), Robert Brandt, and her daughters, actresses Kelly Curtis and Jamie Lee Curtis, were at the star’s side when she died, according to representative Heidi Schaeffer, who said of Leigh: “She died peacefully at home.”