The cast of Bates Motel
Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke
What is Bates Motel about?
"Bates Motel" is a contemporary prequel to the genre-defining film "Psycho," and gives a portrayal of how Norman Bates' (Freddie Highmore) psyche unravels through his teenage years. Fans discover the dark, twisted backstory of Norman Bates and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma (Vera Farmiga), truly is.