Freddie Highmore Lands The Role of Serial-Killer-To-Be on 'Bates Motel'

Freddie Highmore Lands The Role of  Serial-Killer-To-Be on 'Bates Motel'

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.

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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.

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