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Bates Motel Casts Rihanna as Marion Crane for Season 5 -

It’s curtains for Rihanna — shower curtains, to be exact. The pop star/actress has been tapped to appear in the fifth and final season of Bates Motel as Marion Crane, the ill-fated character that Janet Leigh played in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, it was announced at Friday’s Comic-Con panel for the A&E drama. Read the full article at .

Bates Motel Casting Marion Crane: 8 Actresses We'd Go Psycho For

Roles dont come much more to-die-for than Marion Crane, the unfortunate soul who took moviedoms coldestshower in Psycho. And, since Carlton Cuse executive producer of A&Es sublime prequel, Bates Motel recently revealed to TVLine that Season 5 would findNormans best-known victimchecking in, the hunt is on for a top-notch actress who will really, []

Bates Motel: [Spoiler]'s Death Sets Stage for Completely Psycho Season 5

The following story contains spoilers from Mondays Bates Motel finale, so proceed at your own peril. Lets get the bad news out of the way first:Yes, Norma has indeed checked out ofBates Motel a fact made painfully crystal clear in the opening moments of Mondays heartbreaking Season 4 finale. And the good news? As []

Bates Motel Season 5 to Introduce Psycho Icon Marion Crane

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the shower Bates Motel, which in Mondays Season 4 climax teedup a truly Psycho final season by killing off matriarch Norma Bates, is planning tointroducethe films most iconic victim, Marion Crane. In an interview with TVLine, exec producer Carlton Cuse teased, We do hope []

'Bates Motel' boss previews 'shocking' finale: Is Norma dead?

Is Norma dead? Thats the question facing Bates Motel fans as we head into the shows season 4 finale. And all we can really say is: Youre about to find out. Weve been very secretive about episode 10 because after the events of 9, youre shocked, youre reeling, executive producer...   Read More...

Bates Motel Bosses Explain That 'Devastating' Twist

If you have yet to watch Mondays Bates Motel, check out (ha!) of this story now before its too late Bates Motel unleashed the mother of all plot twists in Mondays penultimate Season 4 episode. At least we think it did. During the hours haunting final act, Norman (Freddie Highmore) set outto take a forever []

'Bates Motel' team previews game-changing episode

For four seasons, Bates Motel has been about the slow disintegration of Norman Bates psyche. And last week, he took things to another level when he and Romero got into an argument involving an ax. Believe it or not, things get even worse this week. Theres a sort of superficial level of...   Read More...

‘Bates Motel': How Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore Bring the Murderous “Mother Norma” to Life

There’s no greater bond than that of a mother and her child, and there’s no time that old saying is creepier than when applied to Norma and Norman Bates, the oedipally intimate mother-son duo at the heart of A&E’s Bates Motel. The series follows Freddie Highmore‘s young Norman Bates on his journey from a disturbed, but lovable teenager to the calculating, murderous motel manager originated in Alfred Hitchcock‘s Psycho. In both iterations, it’s Norman’s overly devoted relationship to his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga), and his resulting psychological manifestation of her, that spurs him to violent action. READ MORE...

'Bates Motel' Boss: Norman Has Gone Full 'Psycho'

"This is a jacked up season," teases co-showrunner Kerry Ehrin.   Read More...

Bates Motel Boss Dissects the Premiere's Unorthodox Marriage Proposal and That Psycho Climax

The following story contains spoilers about Bates Motels Season 4 premiere. Proceed at your own peril! After three seasons of Psycho-seed planting, Bates Motel entered Season 4 with its foot firmly planted on the cuckoo accelerator. The final moments of Mondays premiere found Norman freshly sprung from the local psych ward and fully embodying []