Get ready to see a lot more of Freddie Highmore!
The 20-year-old British actor has been cast to play Norman Bates in A&E’s upcoming series Bates Motel, reports Deadline.
The drama, which serves as a prequel to Alfred Hitchcock‘s horror classic Psycho, also stars Vera Farmiga.
The series examines the twisted relationship between serial-killer-to-be (Highmore) and his mother Norma (Varmiga).
JJJ Fun Fact: This marks the U.S. series debut for Freddie, who is best known for his title role opposite Johnny Depp in Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.