Jamie Lee Curtis re-created a famous shower scene from "Psycho"
Her mother, Janet Leigh was the original actress in the scene
Like mother, like daughter, even when it comes to a brutal scene of murder.
Jamie Lee Curtis’ career began with a horror movie, “Halloween,” in 1978.
It was almost kismet that she would be the star of that film, a slasher flick that owed so much to “Psycho” 18 years earlier. “Halloween” even had a character named Loomis, based on “Psycho’s” Sam Loomis.
That Hitchcock classic is best known for a scene in which a character played by Janet Leigh, is stabbed to death in a shower.
Curtis paid tribute to her mother’s iconic moment in an Instagram post on Tuesday, where she posed as Leigh’s character in the shower, holding up a photo of her mother in the scene for comparison.
The actress told her Instagram followers that the scene was being re-created in her new Fox series “Scream Queens.”
“(Creator) Ryan Murphy and co. wrote it into a special episode and it felt right!” she said.
“Honoring the Royal legend that is/was/will always be, Janet Leigh. Thought all fans of the genre would love it!”