Karate Kid Ralph Macchio cast in Psycho biopic

Ralph Macchio, 50, who recently appeared on Dancing with the Stars, has had a huge breakthrough in his career. He’s been cast alongside Jessica Biel, Scarlett Johansson and Anthony Hopkins in the new movie Hitchcock, about the making of the great director’s hit film Psycho. Ralph, best known for playing Daniel Larusso in the original Karate Kid, has been cast as Joe Stefano, the screenwriter who penned the film. According to recent reports, the film will focus on the production of Hitchcock’s film and the strain it had on the famed director and his wife. Ralph recently tweeted fans saying, “Really looking forward to the privilege of working with one of the greatest actors of our time.” He later clarified, saying “ahhh anthony hopkins! I have to get used to reading previous tweets. I suck at twitter.” ~Krystin Edgerton

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  1. deena • April 18, 2012 @ 12:13 PM

    Has he even been in anything else besides Karate Kid

  2. Vayne • April 18, 2012 @ 12:43 PM

    He was in “My Cousin Vinny”… Which was an awesome comedy!!! Although he wasn’t the reason why!

  3. Caroline • April 18, 2012 @ 1:27 PM

    He was in Ugly Betty.

  4. Kate • April 18, 2012 @ 1:35 PM

    I fell in love with him in The Outsiders.

  5. Mathue • April 18, 2012 @ 2:10 PM

    He’s also a comic book editor. No joke

  6. TheTruth • April 18, 2012 @ 5:16 PM

    I take back any previous judgements I’ve ever had, made, or thought about Dancing with the stars.

  7. John • April 19, 2012 @ 9:10 AM

    The Karate Kid fights back!

  8. Zed • April 19, 2012 @ 11:48 AM

    They’re making a movie about making a movie. i’m already confused

  9. Cara • April 19, 2012 @ 2:22 PM

    He was also in Crossroads a while back with Jami Gertz & Joe Seneca. It was a really good movie about blues music.

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