Scarlett Johansson to play Janet Leigh

Scarlett Johansson
LONDON: Actress Scarlett Johansson will play the role of Janet Leigh in "The Making of Psycho".

According to, the 27-year-old will star alongside James D’Arcy, Anthony Hopkins and Dame Helen Mirren in the project, which is being helmed by "Anvil" director Sacha Gervasi.

Scarlett will next be seen in "We Bought a Zoo" before her turn as Black Widow in Marvel ensemble movie "Avengers".